Men may take the glory, but women have been in IT from the very start. How well do you know female tech?
Mathematician Ada Lovelace (Augusta Ada King) wrote the first computer program. Which of the following is NOT true about her?
- She was Lord Byron's only legitimate child
- Her program ran successfully on Babbage's Analytical Engine
- The United States Department of Defense named a programming language in her honour
- She accumulated huge gambling debts using a failed betting system
Marissa Mayer is CEO of Yahoo. Where was she before?
Which programming language did Admiral Grace Hopper co-create in 1959?
British developer Clare Sutcliffe has set up an initiative to get kids programming in school. What is it called?
- Code Clubs
- Make Things Do Stuff
- The National Curriculum (ICT section)
Joanna Shields was Facebook''s EMEA head. What is she now?
- President of the British Computer Society (BCS)
- CEO of Tech City
- Head of IT at the BBC
Dame Stephanie ("Steve") Shirley founded software firm F I in 1962. What was special about it?
- It outsourced work from India
- It pioneered educational software
- It employed 99 percent women
What percentage, roughly, of tech CEOs are women?
- 4 percent
- 10 percent
- 20 percent
What company did Diane Greene found in 1998?
Which company has Meg Whitman NOT been CEO of?
According to the EU Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes, what proportion of ICT workers are women?
- 10 percent
- 30 percent
- 40 percent
Which hosting company does Kate Craig-Wood head up?
Which opern source group does Mitchell Baker lead?
- Libre Office
- Mozilla Foundation
Not just an exception: All these companies have had a female CEO more than once... except which one?
At which company is Padmasree Warrior the CTO?
Sheryl Sandberg is COO of Facebook. What is her book called?
- The Women's Room
- Lean In
- Dismantle Patriarchy
Work life balance: Which of these female CEOs is the only one without children?
- Meg whitman (HP)
- Ginny Rometty (IBM)
- Mitchell Baker (Mozilla)
- Marissa Mayer (Yahoo)
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