HER in Hero: Kate Devlin

Nominated by: Mark Bishop

Kate is a Lecturer in the Department of Computingat Goldsmiths, University of London. She is a qualified computer scientist and archaeologist and is passionate about combining both in her research, focusing on digital cultural heritage. Read more about Kate’s research here. Mark says:

Kate Devlin as she is demonstrably a great woman in Computing; doing interesting research, great teaching, is passionately involved in this campaign and is a top woman to boot!


In early 2013 Kate was one of 60 experts selected out of over 2000 applicants for training as an expert contributor and presenter at the BBC as part of the Expert Women campaign. As a feminist, Kate strives towards highlighting the role of women in computer science and addressing sexism and gender imbalance in the IT industry.