An array of trailblazing women, from suffragettes to style icons
This lopsided workforce was not always the case. Lost in the records of programmer history is that women actually played some very key roles in the early days of coding. It is only in recent years that their stories are being told, with movies like Hidden Figures shining a light on the early heroines of code.
Contemporary Max Planck women scientists on six female trailblazers in history who persevered despite facing often daunting social obstacles.