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Mosaic Lecture - Dr. Jenna Carpenter

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:

  • RM 101 - Loutit Lecture Hall

Description:

Women's Contributions to the History of Computing: Did you know that the firs "computers" were humans, not machines? Did you know that these "computers" were women, not men? Did you know that these women were in their late teens and early 20's - not PhD's? Come learn about the central role that a group of you women, called the "Top Secret Rosies," played during the transition to the computer era in World War II.

Dessert reception to follow!

Co-sponsored by the Liberal Studies Department, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, History Department, Honors College, Division of Inclusion & Equity and Women's Center.

 


Contact:

Women's Center womenctr@gvsu.edu

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