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Did you know that under 20% of software developers in the UK are women ? Would it surprise you that there actually used to be more not less ? Find out more about the lives of some of these amazing women.

Mary Lee Berners-Lee

Grandmother of the World Wide Web

Mary Lee Berners-Lee

Although many people know Sir Tim Berners-Lee fewer know that his mother was also an excellent mathematician and computer coder on the first commercially available computer in the UK.

Learn about this computing pioneer who saw the birth of an industry and battled against prevailing attitudes to gain unprecedented rights for women, in an arena that would later morph from “women’s work” to a male-dominated domain.

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