Adele Mildred (Milly) Koss was an early computing pioneer who worked with Grace Hopper and was responsible for developing Editing Generator, a problem-oriented language for computer-generated reports, in 1952.
Advancing the Cause of Education: 7 Black Women Who Kicked in the Schoolhouse Door
In 1979 Gwendolyn Boyd became the first black woman to earn a master’s in mechanical engineering from Harvard. After a year at IBM, she joined the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory team, and performed submarine tests & evaluations for the navy. Boyd developed the ATLAS Summer Program, providing internships to minority students majoring in computer science & electrical engineering. She oversaw the launch of SEE to encourage women and minorities to pursue careers in #science…
The 25 most influential women in UK IT by ComputerWeekly: #2: Dame Wendy Hall, Prof Computer Science Uni of Southampton founder Web Science Research Initiative (She's also on our Famous Women in Computer Science list!)