According to a study by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, women are less likely to choose careers in computer science and engineering, despite the fact that women now earn half of all undergraduate and doctoral degrees. On the other hand, women scientists and engineers still receive lower salaries than their male […]
On this occasion, the protagonist will be a woman who, at the beginning of the last century, decided to devote herself to her passion, whatever the cost, Edith Clarke.
Today we write about a woman who showed that perseverance is the key to success, and it does not always take a long time to succeed: Maryam Mirzajani
Xunqueira Ézara is from Redondela (Pontevedra). After some time working hard in several projects, she has proven to be a key player in her team. Her colleagues highlight both, her sense of humour and her work capacity, as well as being really competent in the field. Xunqueira studied Aerospace Engineering at UC3M, in order to […]
Florence Nightingale is considered the forerunner of the modern professional nursing and creator of the first conceptual model of this profession.
Kathleen McNulty was one of the six women who programmed the ENIAC, the first digital computer and, nowadays, her story is the protagonist of a film.
Our today’s female referent is, more than a technologist, a real business woman. Virginia “Ginni” Rometty is an electrical engineer, entrepreneur and the first female CEO of IBM, a position she currently holds.
New episode of the ‘Women in Technology’ series, this time dedicated to a modern researcher: Fei-Fei Li. She is Professor of Computer Science, Co-Director of Stanford University’s Human-Centered AI Institute and one of the most prolific active technologist at Artificial Intelligence (AI) field.
Successful Hollywood actress and scientist, her biggest contribution to ICT world was in the wireless communications sector. Lamarr’s technology was used to control communications and nowadays it is working in mobile networks, Bluetooth devices and WiFi.
Considered a pioneer in the radioactivity field, this famous Polish-French scientist was the first woman to become a professor at Sorbonne University in Paris. Our colleague Alicia remembered her that way.
March is the women’s month and at Gradiant you can read every Friday a post on reference technologists. Today, the Queen of open source hardware and CEO of Adafruit, Limor Fried.
We are beginning a new section of Women in Technology introducing Jude Milhon, programmer, writer and one of the first female hackers in history, as well as a strong advocate for cyber-rights.