A French mathematician, physicist and philosopher
Who is she?
A pioneer in computer science 💪
She is best known for having created the very first computer program 😮 when working on a forerunner of the computer 🖥️: the analytical engine by Charles Babbage 👀
She is the first female coder in history 🤩
Why is she in the spotlight?
During the 19th and the 20th centuries, the major part of computer programming was done by women. Indeed, they played an important role in creating the computer tools we know today.
Today the trend has unfortunately been reversed.