Gender Inequality

5 female coders you have probably never heard of who changed the world

Recent research suggests that female coders are considered better – but only if they hide their gender. Image: REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

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The percentage of female coders in Silicon Valley tech jobs
The percentage of female coders in Silicon Valley tech jobs Image: Statista

Margaret Hamilton was one of the first female coders who contributed to Apollo 11 mission
Margaret Hamilton was one of the first female coders who contributed to Apollo 11 mission Image: MIT

Despite Ada Lovelace, a women, as the first computer programmer, the world knows of only a few female coders today
Despite Ada Lovelace, a women, as the first computer programmer, the world knows of only a few female coders today Image: The Atlantic / Wikimedia Commons

There were only two female coders during World War 2 at Bletchley, of which Clarke was one.
There were only two female coders during World War 2 at Bletchley, of which Clarke was one. Image: REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico
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