Atari Women is a research project and we would very much like to hear what you think – please follow this link to answer a few questions for our research Thank you!
Atari Women were featured by GeekWire last week – read the article
AtariWomen are celebrating International Women Day, March 8th 2019 and congratulates everybody who collaborate towards a balanced world for all! We will continue advancing collaborative computing for equity and innovation in technology development. #IWD2019
Rebecca Heineman became the worlds first e-sport champion, when she won the Atari national championship in Space Invaders in 1980 only 17 years old – in the last 39 years she has developed 275 games and is currently working one 3 new original games! Rebecca also known as BurgerBetty will be on the Atari women […]
Dona Bailey was the first woman game developer in the Atari coin-up department which made Arcade games in the 1980-ties and she made Centipede! Dona signed this miniature version of Centipede! Help us celebrate #atariwomen.org #ECCC & submit a question or topic we should discuss https://tinyurl.com/y4x5t6un #donebaileymadecentipede
AtariWomen is a research project aimed at celebrating the hidden stories of women, who made crucial engineering contributions to Atari games in early 70ties and 80ties. According to media historians Nathan Esmenger and Marie Hicks, women have been essential to the rise of computing in both US and UK – nevertheless, only few women are known […]