Women lead the way in Information technology

On December 10 Google celebrated the birth of Ada Lovelace with a Google Doodle.

She is celebrated for her work as the 1st computer programmer for her work writing the algorithm for Charles Babbage’s Analytical machine.   Her memory is also celebrated with Ada Lovelace Day commemorating the work of the world’s first programmer and inspiring women in technology. This year, Ada Lovelace Day took place on October 16 and saw over 12,000 mentions of the event on Twitter. The occasion began in 2009.

More information on her accomplishments and interesting life in Wikepedia article.

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