First Female Programmer – Ada Lovelace

Did you know about Ada Lovelace?

You Should Thank Every Time You Use a Computer. She worked on an early computer known as “Analytic Engine”. She wrote the first algorithm for this engine that is thought of as the first computer program in the world. She is the most popular girl programmer. Ada Lovelace has been called the world’s first computer programmer.

ada lovelace - first programmer in the world
Ada Lovelace – first programmer in the world

World’s Best Girl Programmers

Grace Hopper
Grace Hopper
Grace Hopper She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer. She made up the first compiler for a computer programming language. She introduced the term “debugging” for fixing computer glitches and programming errors. She is also remembered as “Amazing Grace”.

Betty Holberton 
Betty Holberton
Betty Holberton She was one of the six original programmers of ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer.

audrey tang
audrey tang
Audrey Tang She is famous for Perl programming languages contribution. Tang started coding in Perl programming language at age 12.

Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer She started the career as a programmer and now CEO of Yahoo! She is a famous girl programmer in the world. She is known as employee number 20 for Google too.

Sheryl Sandberg 
Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg Sheryl is COO of the Facebook company currently and founder of Leanin.org

Tracy Chou
Tracy Chou
Tracy Chou She is famous for his coding skills and is a software engineer and advocate for diversity in her field.

Barbara Liskov
Barbara Liskov
Barbara Liskov Barbara Liskov is who developed the Liskov substitution principle.  Liskov has led many significant projects, including the Venus operating system, a small, low-cost and interactive timesharing system; the design and implementation of CLU.

Shafi Goldwasser
Shafi Goldwasser
Frances Elizabeth Allen Allen was the first female IBM Fellow and in 2006 became the first woman to win the Turing Award. She spent most of her career developing cutting-edge programming language compilers for IBM Research.

Shafi Goldwasser
Shafi Goldwasser
Shafi Goldwasser She contributed largely in the field of computational complexity theory, cryptography, and computational number theory. She is the co-inventor of probabilistic encryption,

Adele Goldberg
Adele Goldberg
Adele Goldberg Adele Goldberg  participated in developing the programming language Smalltalk-80 and various concepts related to object-oriented programming

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