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Some 41 per cent of girls with role models report an interest in Stem subjects compared to 26 per cent of girls without one. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Female role models have a significant impact on girls’ interest in Stem, almost doubling the reported level of interest according to new research from(...)

Jean E Sammet: her most enduring legacy is the role she played in the creation and longevity of the computer programming language Cobol.

Jean E Sammet, an early software engineer and a designer of Cobol, a programming language that brought computing into the business mainstream, died on(...)

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, had said that women working in technology should not ask for pay raises. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft, moved to stem the damage from a public comment in which he said that women working in technology should n(...)

Walter Isaacson: An essay by his daughter inspired him to write about women who were responsible for many tech innovations. photograph: vanessa vick/the new york times

While spending the summer of 2007 in Aspen, Colorado, Walter Isaacson and his wife, Cathy, spent much of their waking moments hounding their daughter (...)