That’s why Evans set out to highlight the women who helped make the internet in her new book, “Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet,” a series of biographical essays about important women in tech history the Wall Street Journal called “engaging,” while also “too-often fannish,” in its review.
Evans followed the stories of women in computing that span from Ada Lovelace, who published the first computer program in 1843, to cyberfeminism matriarch Sadie Plant, who inspired a generation of politically engaged women online in the early ‘90s.
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Then I started to think, “What else could I have missed? I enjoy those stories too, but it’s just so frustrating that there are other ones that are just as interesting and just as dynamic with just as funny and interesting characters as any of the things that we see in movies and TV now, so I wanted to make sure that we really start going there.
I want to have something that a young girl today can read and see herself in.
The interview has been edited for length and clarity. I never had a feeling when I was a kid that computers were for boys or girls or for anyone in particular.
I thought they were just magical portals to the world. I wrote so much stuff that’s floating online forever, probably.
Claire Evans grew up as the daughter of a coder for Intel, and she never thought computers were strictly for boys.