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  1. 1. Grace Murray Hopper By Jayla L.
  2. 2. Personal Background <ul><li>Grace was born on December 9, 1906 in New York City.
  3. 3. She died on January 1, 1992 in Arlington Nation Cemetery Virginia at the age of eighty-five.
  4. 4. Out of three of her siblings grace was the oldest.
  5. 5. At a very young age she showed a love for math and different gadgets. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Her Family <ul><li>When Grace was 23 years old in 1930 she got married to Vincent Foster Hopper. The same year after she graduated from Yale.
  7. 7. Vincent was a English teacher from New York University.
  8. 8. In 1945 during World War II Vincent and Grace divorced.
  9. 9. Grace and Vincent didn’t had no children. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Education <ul><li>In New Jersey she became a boarding Hartridge student.
  11. 11. But a year later she became a student at Vassar College.
  12. 12. Grace later graduated in 1928 with a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics and physics.
  13. 13. Two years later she went to Yale University she received her Master's Degree in math.
  14. 14. A year later she was hired as a math instructor. During that year she went back to Yale and received her PhD. </li></ul>
  15. 15. In the Navy <ul><li>During the out break of World War II she made a very life-altering decision to join the Navy.
  16. 16. On December 1943 she joined the Nave WHALES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service).
  17. 17. Her first assignment was under Commander Howard Aiken at the Bureau of Ordinance Communication at Harvard University.
  18. 18. She had to learn how to program a machine, put together a 500 page Manual of Operations for the Automatic Sequence-Controlled Calculator. </li></ul>
  19. 19. In the Navy <ul><li>In which she summarized the primary operating principles of computing machines.
  20. 20. By the End of World War II in 1945, Grace was working on another version of the machine. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Pictures
  22. 22. Bibliography <ul><li>Dickason, Elizabeth, Marianne McKenzie, Perry Aldrich Kidwell, Agnes M. Kalemaris, Elizabeth Colt, Claudia Zaslvasky, and Laura Coffin Koch. &quot;Grace Murray Hopper.&quot; Agnes Scott College - A Private, Liberal Arts Women's College in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia. Larry Riddle, 8 Dec. 2010. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. < >.
  23. 23. Whitelaw, Nancy, and Phyllis J. &quot;Grace Murray Hopper.&quot; Women's Biographies: Distinguished Women of Past and Present. Danuta Bois, 1998. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. <>. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Bibliography <ul><li>&quot;Grace Murray Hopper: Pioneer Computer Scientist.&quot; San Diego Supercomputer Center. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. <>. </li></ul>