Another "code fore-mother" was Ada Lovelace (who also had the
distinction of having Lord Byron as a father):
I've been doing the CS 101 course from Udacity with my 7 year old son,
where I just recently learned about Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper.
Grace Hopper was even on Letterman:
On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 7:34 AM, Jacobs, Jane W
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> I've been lurking on this thread, but I really like the poster and the theme it embodies. I think it would also be great to acknowledge our code fore-mother, Henriette Avram (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henriette_Avram) Unfortunately, a quick Google didn't spot any photos of her with a mainframe. A more serious search might turn up something better.
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