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Famous Female Software Engineers

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List of famous female software engineers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female software engineers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being software engineers. There are thousand of females working as software engineers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic software engineers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a software engineer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list has a variety of people, like Mary Shaw and Kirsten Jones, in it.

While this isn't a list of all female software engineers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female software engineers?" and "Who are the best female software engineers?"
Kirsten Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Software Engineers
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Age: 51

Birthplace: Long Beach, California

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Mary Shaw (born 1943) is an American software engineer, and the Alan J. Perlis Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, known for her work in the field of software architecture. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

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