Photos: The women who created the technology industry

Jean Bartik, woman computer

In the fall of 1945, Jean Bartik was one of the first women "computers," which are now known as programmers. In 1997, the six women were inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame. 

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By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.