Famous Programmers From Adleman to Zimmermann

Look who‘s up there with Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper:

Famous women programmers are Adele Goldberg, who worked at Xerox
PARC laboratory and wrote a number of SmallTalk books, Grace Hopper, a
pioneer in the field who wrote the first compiler, Ada Lovelace,
credited as being the first programmer, Emily Short, who played a major
role in the development of the interactive fiction development system
Inform 7, and Pamela Crossely, creator of SIMPLE for academic
management of web pages and related Unicode-capable applications for
teaching and research. (grok-code.com)