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Statistics tell us that women are underrepresented in STEM careers, yet many of technologys greatest innovations have come from women. Ada Lovelace is considered one of the first computer programmers. It was six women who programmed the important ENIAC computer during World War II. While womens contributions to technology are often overlooked, this resource celebrates the lives and accomplishments of women inventors and innovators throughout history. Also included are chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading section containing books and websites, and an index.



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Elizabeth Schmermund

Elizabeth Schmermund is an author, researcher, and educator. She enjoys writing about science and social history for students and believes books have an incredible power to stoke curiosity and a passion for learning. Elizabeth also works as an editor and writes works of fiction. She is available for author visits and enjoys teaching students about her process of writing. Please visit her website at: http://www.elizabethschmermund.com.



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