"Anita Borg" was an United States/American computer science/computer scientist. She founded the Institute for Women and Technology (now the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology) and the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. She was born "Anita Borg Naffz" in Chicago, Illinois. She grew up in Palatine, Illinois; Kaneohe, Hawaii; and Mukilteo, Washington.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous scientists! More Anita Borg on Wikipedia.
A young cousin of mine taking a [University of California at Berkeley] computer course was really upset that the professor had shown this highly acclaimed video, Triumph of the Nerds. It leaves out any role women have ever had in computing, ... The women in this class get the message that they have to be different or strange to get into this field.Anita Borg