Winifred Asprey Scientist

Winifred "Tim" Alice Asprey (April 8, 1917 – October 19, 2007) was an American mathematician and computer scientist. She was one of only around 200 women to earn PhDs in mathematics from American universities during the 1940s, a period of women's underrepresentation in mathematics at this level.She was involved in developing the close contact between Vassar College and IBM that led to the establishment of the first computer science lab at Vassar.

Personal facts

Birth dateApril 08, 1917
Birth place
Sioux City Iowa
Date of deathOctober 19, 2007
Place of death
Poughkeepsie (town) New York
Education
University of Iowa
Vassar College

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  1. http://www.cs.southwestern.edu/OHProject/aspreyW-overview.html