The History of Women in Programming

A session at Nordic Ruby 2013

Friday 7th June, 2013

10:00am to 10:30am (CET)

Computer science was dominated by women for decades. Women like Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper paved the way for technical professions today. We’ll cover the history of women in computing, possible causes of the gender shift, and ideas for how our community can shape the future.

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Jessica Suttles

CTO at Vektra.com

Jessica is a vegan cat-lover who lives in Santa Monica, CA and has been a rails developer for the past 4 years. She works for G5, and is on a specialized team reshaping the architecture of their core product.

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Elise Worthy

Elise is software developer, marketer, and aspiring polymath. She’s obsessed with surfacing data for easy consumption and does so with lots of ruby and javascript. In 2012, she completed LivingSocial’s Hungry Academy program. She is currently on a 6-month fitness sabbatical, finding out her body’s potential and tracking improvement as she goes.

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Time 10:00am10:30am CET

Date Fri 7th June 2013

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