St Mary's Junior School girls open new exhibition at Centre for Computing History
Students from St Mary’s Junior School Cambridge Open New Exhibition at Centre for Computing History - Where did all the women go?
Head of Learning at the Centre, Dr Anjali Das said: “It was wonderful to have Year 6 students from St Mary’s Junior School with us today to open our new exhibition which has been designed to shine a spotlight on the rich history of women in computing. There was a lot of interest from the girls who were given a special tour of the new display.
“We hope that by highlighting the achievements of tech women in the past, this exhibition will help to inspire the tech women of the future. I’m delighted that so many schools will be joining us throughout October to view the exhibition and take part in the supporting activities.”
This month-long exhibition Computing History: Where did all the women go? presents a timely and fascinating new insight into the largely unrecognised contributions of pioneering women in the computing industry, whose stories have often been written out by a focus on the ‘great men’.
The exhibition is supported by a programme of events linked to the past, present and future of women in computing.
More events can be found at www.computinghistory.org.uk
The Centre for Computing History was established to create a permanent public exhibition that tells the story of the Information Age.