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