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2018 Heroes

Alexandra "Sandra" Forsythe

Alexandra "Sandra" Forsythe
Sandra Forsythe (1918-1980) overcame gender-related academic adversity to become a force in computer science. More
 
 
 

George Forsythe

George Forsythe
George Forsythe was the founder of the Department of Computer Science at Stanford, one of the first independent departments of computer science in the country. More
 
 

Jensen Huang

Jensen Huang
Born in Taiwan, Jensen Huang studied at Oregon State University before receiving his master’s degree in electrical engineering at Stanford in 1992. More
 
 
 

Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison
Jemison earned her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Stanford in 1977 and then applied her knowledge and academic excellence to medical school and to becoming a physician. More