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Women in technology

Elizabeth Schmermund

Women in technology

by Elizabeth Schmermund

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Published by Enslow Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology,
  • History,
  • Women in technology,
  • Women inventors

  • About the Edition

    Statistics tell us that women are underrepresented in STEM careers, yet many of technology s greatest innovations have come from women. Ada Lovelace is considered one of the first computer programmers. It was six women who programmed the important ENIAC computer during World War II. While women s contributions to technology are often overlooked, this resource celebrates the lives and accomplishments of women inventors and innovators throughout history. Also included are chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading section containing books and websites, and an index. Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites, Chapter Notes.

    Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Schmermund
    SeriesDefying convention: women who changed the rules, Defying convention: women who changed the rules
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27240150M
    ISBN 100766081494
    ISBN 109780766081499

      The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human FutureBy Sheila Jasanoff Jasanoff is a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government who methodically questions the “heedless rush” to. Women of Silicon Roundabout, June , ExCeL London. Women of Silicon Roundabout is the place where technology professionals are inspired and celebrated! Network with other women working in technology. Take part in in-depth, technical workshops. Enhance your skills portfolio. We bring together leaders and future leaders to create the.

    About WIT. For over 25 years, Women in Technology (WIT) has worked to empower and educate women and girls about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) by educating middle and high school girls, and young women in college, and by sharing the stories of successful professional women in STEAM. Technology tells us much about the social construction of the tasks and roles it is designed to implement. Although massage instrumentation has had many medical uses in history, I am concerned here only with its role in the treatment of a certain class of"women's complaints." Women represented a majority of the market for hydriatic massage.

    Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. WOMEN, ART, AND TECHNOLOGY (LEONARDO BOOK SERIES) - Hardcover. by Edmund Morris. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Randall Munroe. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book!


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