Transitioning into Tech: the Experience of Two Hackbright Alumnae

Raise your hand if you’re interested in making the shift into tech! 🙋 You may have already read my post listing 5 Steps to Change…

Female Role Models: Gertrude Blanch, a pioneer in algorithm design

Following your dream is never easy and often takes a significant amount of perseverance. Here’s the story of Gertrude Blanch, an incredible woman who achieved her…

Female Role Models: Ida Rhodes, the woman who defined the …

Ida Rhodes was a pioneer in computing and was a member of the clique of the most influential women at the heart of computer development (along with Gertrude…

Female Role Models: Grace Hopper, the “Queen of Software”

‘If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it because it’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.’ Grace Hopper This…

Female Role Models: Hedy Lamarr, an actress and the “mother” …

This is another woman with an inspirational story, showing that you can multitask and combine “unmixable” stereotypes. To put things into context: Europe is in the…

Female Role Models: the first programmer in history, Ada Lovelace

For me personally, the biggest discovery was not the fact that the first programmer in history was a woman, but that it was Lord Byron’s…

Computer Girls and Masculinisation of Programming as a Profession

The more I research the subject, the more interesting information I find. The other day I wrote a post about the gender gap in programming…