• Apr 8, 1917
    (b.) -
    Oct 19, 2007
    (d.)

Bio/Description

Mathematician and computer scientist. She was one of only around 200 women to earn PhDs in mathematics from American universities during the 1940s, a period of women's underrepresentation in mathematics at this level.[1] She was involved in developing the close contact between Vassar College and IBM that led to the establishment of the first computer science lab at Vassar. While a student at Vassar College, Asprey met Grace Hopper who later introduced her to computing while working on the UNIVAC project in Philadelphia.
  • Date of Birth:

    Apr 8, 1917
  • Date of Death:

    Oct 19, 2007
  • Gender:

    Female
  • Noted For:

    Early female computer pioneer; Established computer lab at Vaser
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