Female Computer Engineers

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite Female Computer Engineers
 1 
Margaret Hamilton
(American Computer Scientist, Systems Engineer, and Business Owner)
Margaret Hamilton
6
Birthdate: August 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paoli, Indiana, United States

Credited with coining the term software engineering, computer scientist and systems engineer, Margaret Heafield Hamilton served as the Director of the Software Engineering Division of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, overseeing the development of the on-board flight software for NASA's Apollo program.  A prolific writer, she is also the founder of two software companies; Higher Order Software and Hamilton Technologies.

 2 
Zoe Quinn
(Video Game Developer)
Zoe Quinn
9
Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United States
 3 
Radia Perlman
(Computer Network Engineer)
Radia Perlman
4
Birthdate: December 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
 4 
Xeni Jardin
(journalist)
Xeni Jardin
4
Birthdate: August 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Richmond
 5 
Betty Holberton
(Computer scientist, Programmer)
Betty Holberton
1
Birthdate: March 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: December 8, 2001
 6 
Elise Andrew
(Blogger)
Elise Andrew
1
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: England
 7 
Betelhem Dessie
0
Birthdate: 1999 AD
Birthplace: Harar, Ethiopia
 8 
Kathryn P. Hire
(Astronaut)
Kathryn P. Hire
0
Birthdate: August 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Natalie Payida Jabangwe
0
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: England