Ada Lovelace

Augusta Ada Byron, otherwise known as Ada Lovelace, was destined for greatness. One hundred years before Alan Turing and long before the 1960’s black NASA computer scientists, Ada was the first to write a computer program. Born on the 10th of December, 1815, Ada was...

Caroline Norton

Born in London on 22nd March 1808, Caroline sheridan Norton was part of an influential and grand but poor family, the Sheridans. One of three sisters, they were enticing to those around them. All the siblings were considered beautiful and intelligent, with a tendency...

Cynthia Parker

Oldest child to Silas and Lucinda Parker, Cynthia was born in Illinois sometime around 1825. By 1833, her family had uprooted and moved to Texas as her father became enlisted in the military there. The Parkers were awarded a settlement that abutted Comanche territory....

Eulalia Guzmán Barrón

Eulalia Guzmán Barrón was born on 12th February 1890 in San Pedro Piedra Gorda, Mexico but moved to Mexico City with her family when she was 8 years old. From an early age, Guzmán was aware of gender inequality and was determined to challenge the idea that women were...

La Monja Dominga Gutiérrez

In Peru in the 1830s, wealthy families maintained their social prestige by placing a son in the military, a son in the seminary and a daughter in the convent. It was for that reason that the 14-year-old Dominga Gutiérrez was forced to enter the St. Teresa Convent in...

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