In honor of Women’s History Month, the Anita Borg Institute released this infographic exploring the history of women in tech.

By Jessica Schimm (Editorial Assistant, Women 2.0)

We get so caught up in the female pioneers of today’s world, but it’s just as important to remember those who helped pave the way in the past. From Ada Lovelace and Grete Hermann to Adele Goldberg and Helen Grenier, women have been contributing to the tech scene since the 1840s. Check out their accomplishments below.



Photo by  jovike / flickr.

Who would you add to the list?

Jess headshotJessica Schimm (@JessicaSchimm) is the assistant editor at Women 2.0. She is a recent graduate of San Francisco State where she earned a B.A. in journalism and was the editor-in-chief of SF State’s Her Campus chapter. She has a strong interest in women’s topics and writes about them on her blog.