Notable Women

Computer Careers
Biographies and stories about women in computing and related fields.

Admiral Grace Hopper - Visionary Scientist star
Rear Admiral Grace Hopper was a visionary computer scientist whose theories and accomplishments paved the way for modern programming languages and common shared standards. She is an outstanding role model for women everywhere.

Joan Clarke - Enigmatic Wartime Codebreaker star
Wars are not won by arms and bullets alone. Information gathering and counter-intelligence are the most subtle of weapons yet can be devastating in the right hands. Joan Clarke was a codebreaker who worked on decoding the naval Enigma code. She helped shorten the war and save millions of lives.

Steamboat Pilot Captain Minnie Hill star
Captain Minnie Hill was the first woman sternwheeler captain in the West and an excellent example of a pioneering woman who remained true to herself.

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