Jean Jennings Bartik, ENIAC Programmer

Bartik was hired as one of the original six programmers of ENIAC, the first all-electronic, programmable computer. She joined Frances “Betty” Snyder Holberton, Kathleen McNulty Mauchly Antonelli, Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer, Ruth Lichterman Teitelbaum and Frances Bilas Spence on this unknown journey. © 2011 Computer History Museum. Girl Power Night. Read more from Walter Isaacson on The Women of ENIAC.

Bora Yoon sound artist

Yoon is a Korean-American sound artist who “explores the connection of sound to the subliminal.” Her instruments of choice range from the human voice and ancient Tibetan singing bowls to walkie talkies and kitchenware and her past theatrical productions include a musical adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s “The Wind Up Bird Chronicle.” © 2013 Bora Yoon.

Pamela Z electrodiva

Pamela Z is a San Francisco-based “electrodiva” working with experimental extended vocal techniques, operatic bel canto, found objects, text, and sampled sounds. © TED.

OSU’s Margaret Burnett mentors women

Oregon State University’s Margaret Burnett, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has been a pioneer of women in Computer Science since she started her career in 1971. © Daily Edventures 2013.

Read more about her expertise on her OSU Profile page.

Carla Diana, American interaction designer

Carla Diana is a designer-artist whose work bridges the gap between the physical and the digital. As Associate Director of Interaction Design at Smart Design, her projects include domestic robots, mobile devices and sentient kitchen appliances. © 2012 TED.

Ana Roca Castro of LATISM

Ana Roca Castro knows that language is power. She also knows that certain languages are universal, such as coding and math. In this inspiring personal talk Ana, one of the few Latina techies and the founder of LATISM (Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media), looks at the achievement gap facing English language learners, the language gap at the root of it, and the solutions that technology can offer. Learn more at Platform. © 2013.