The Legendary “Amazing Grace” Hopper
Grace’s Early Years of Childhood (and Clocks)
For the Love of Learning and Teaching
Photo credit: Vassar College
Dr. Hopper, the Navy, and a Really Big Computer
Challenging “We’ve Always Done It This Way”
A Brief Retirement, a Formal Retirement, and a Non-Retirement
“Amazing Grace” and a Legacy of Progress
- The Presidential Medal of Freedom: Posthumous, 2016
- The Data Processing Management Association’s Inaugural “Man-of-the-Year” Award: 1969
- The National Medal of Technology: 1991
- The National Women’s Hall of Fame: Inducted posthumously, 1994
- Granted 40 Honorary University Degrees
Professor Hopper’s Renowned Lesson – Then and Now
Want to hear more from Grace herself? Check out some of Dr. Hopper’s lectures here!
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