Anita Borg



Age: 54


Summary: pioneering computer scientist who worked to break the "silicon ceiling" that often kept women and minorities from rising to the top of the high-tech industry, who founded the Institute for Women and Technology, and who was an appointee in the Clinton administration.



Cause of Death: Brain cancer


Born: January 17, 1949


Died: April 6, 2003


Location: Sonoma, California