Women In STEAM Fields

Radia Perlman

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Computer Programmer and Inventor who has played an important role in driving the growth and development of the Internet. She is known for inventing the Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP), which transformed ethernet from a technology limited to a few hundred nodes confined in a single building, into a technology that can create large networks with hundreds of thousands of nodes spread over a large area. Her work has also made Internet routing reliable and scalable. Moreā€¦