The Fathers of Computing - Father of Computer Programming
"Father" of Computer Programming: Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
A true pioneer, Hopper was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I system and developed the first complier for a computer programming language. She was on the team that developed the UNIVAC 1, and she worked on validation software for COBOL. She was also a pioneer in the implementation of standards for testing computer systems and components.