Long before tech pioneers like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates made their mark, there were people writing the first computer programming languages. They worked hard to figure out the mathematics that tell machines to make calculations; they envisioned the future of what we now call computers. Many of those people were women. They are the unsung heroes of computer science history, the ones whose thinking and innovation paved the way for computers and technology as we know it. There is much that girls today can learn from famous women in computing. With the future of jobs in tech, it’s more…

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