Kay McNulty Mauchly

Kay McNulty Mauchly (1021-2006) was born in Ireland. On the night of her birth, her father was arrested for participating in the Irish Republican Army. After he was released, the family immigrated to America. At this time Kay only spoke Gaelic. She received a scholarship to attend college and took any and every math class. She was known as one of the first computer programmers–she was one of the six original ENIAC programmers for the first electronic digital computer. She is credited for her work in reducing and reusing memory. Kay is one of the heroines of INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED!