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 reciepent of the National Medal of Technology and many other awards, Hopper helped revolutionize computers.
Grace Hopper.org celebrates women in computing.