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The Women are here!

Too important to be left to men

Women have been at the forefront of computer science and electronic engineering from the outset. Does that surprise you? It shouldn't but if it does it's probably due in great part to the power of stereotypes. At the moment too many girls have been believing the stereotypes, which just leads to a self-fulfilling prophecy. Fortunately many ignore them and are continuing to be as successful as the women of history.

Here we celebrate some of the great women of the past, highlight the work of current top researchers and also profile some students who are set to continue the trend. Women may not always shout about their achievements, but boy do they do it well!

After all as leading computer scientist Karen Spärk-Jones said: "Computing's too important to be left to men".

Read lots of articles here or download the pdf of our annual on women in computing.

The Woman of the Future?!?

Woman with lightbulb Were women really "epochs behind man"?

A gendered timeline of technology

Blue clocks Women have contributed more than you think

Killer robot? Evil scientist?! Helpless woman?!?

Digital Woman Women (and robots) in films

Engaging and Exciting Computing

Yvonne Rogers Interview with Yvonne Rogers

The Multi-Million Pound Greeting

www.jacquielawson.com Starting a business at 62

Learning to talk in nature's language

Iceberg Understanding life in the Antarctic

The devil is in the detail

Upset cow Lessons from animal welfare

Setting the bits free

Bits flying free from a cable Li Zhang and wireless networks

Frankenstein's monster

Cartoon of Frankenstein's Monster Mary Shelley and artificial life

The pen, the paper and the poet's daughter

A painting of Ada Ada Lovelace: the first programmer

Women are doin' it for themselves

Women graduating Students at CMU look after each other

Letting the music world know

A girl group Clare Hudson and In4merz