Technobrities Series: Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003)

This woman is legend. Founder of email online community called Systers with over 3000 members around the world. Co-founder of Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in 1994. This is now the largest gathering of women in computing around the world. (1) With a PhD in Computer Science from Courant Institute at New York University in 1981, she continued to research for big companies with state-of-the-art technology. In 1997, she founded Institute for Women and Technology with the dream to inspire, motivate and get women to embrace technology rather than shove it aside. (1). Born in 1949 in Chicago and died in 2003, she received the Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment in 2002 before her death.

(1) http://www.google.com/anitaborg/
Read more at http://www.anitaborg.org

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