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2018 Heroes

2018 Heroes

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Alexandra “Sandra” Forsythe

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

 

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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
 
 
 
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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

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