“It absolutely does. The major inventions in tech, the computer language, [came from] Ada Lovelace, artificial intelligence was invented by Mary Shelley. Cellular phone technology was invented by Hedy Lamarr. The major influences have all been women, but people continue to say that women have no aptitude for science or technology.”
See also “IMG MGMT: Life As A Woman, Hedy Lamarr,” Guest Post By: Michaela Melian, Art Fag City.