December 9 Birthday: Grace Hopper, AMELIA TO ZORA: TWENTY-SIX WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD


Grace Hopper, naval officer and computer scientist
Dec. 9, 1906-Jan. 1, 1992

Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by  Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy (Charlesbridge, 2005)

A recipient of the National Medal of Technology and many other awards, Hopper helped revolutionize computers.

Grace Hopper.org celebrates women in computing.

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