Women and gender in the history of computing

@article{Abbate2003WomenAG,
  title={Women and gender in the history of computing},
  author={Janet Abbate},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={4-8}
}
  • J. Abbate
  • Published 1 October 2003
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
history of computing from 18th-century human computers to 21st-century dot-com entrepreneurs. Their experiences have differed from men's in obvious and subtle ways. For women, choosing a career in computing has often meant ignoring cultural messages about appropriate gender roles as well as overt discrimination. They have had to make the most of limited educational and job options and balance the competing demands of work and family. Yet the similarities between the sexes may be even more… 
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