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Kathy Kleiman

Kathy Kleiman is a leader in Internet law and policy and teaches at American University Washington College of Law in Washington DC. Her passion for finding the truth about the women programming pioneers of ENIAC led her to founding the ENIAC Programmers Project, producing the documentary, The Computers, and writing Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer.

Kathy Kleiman is Senior Policy Fellow with the Program for Information Justice & Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law. She helps manage the Internet as part of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), an organization she helped to found.

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20TH Century Military History Women's History World War II

The Women who Programmed the ENIAC

Aug. 8, 2022

During World War II, the United States Army contracted with a group of engineers at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering to build the ENIAC, the world’s first programmable general-purpose ele…

Guest: Kathy Kleiman