Vidya Kabra broke Rajasthani family tradition when she chose to pursue computer science. Now she's a leader at HSBC Technology India.
After a job transfer, electronics and communications engineer Ranjani Santhanam used her language skills and persistence to win over her coworkers.
In 1992, Telle Whitney and Anita Borg planned a gathering of women technologists. Today, the Grace Hopper Celebration hosts tens of thousands every year.
Yolanda Davis thought changing majors from mechanical engineering to computer science would make life easier. It led to a powerful lesson in persistence.
As a young girl in Turkey, Glusum Demirbas convinced her father to let her stay in school. Now she's COO of Software Deployment at IBM.