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Sister Mary Kenneth Keller thought to be the first woman to earn a Ph.D. degree in computer science. Sister Keller entered the Catholic religious order, Sisters of Charity in 1932. Her 1965 Ph.D. degree degree in computer science was from the University of Wisconsin. At Dartmouth, she contributed to the development of BASIC. She founded the Computer Science Department Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa and acted as its chair for 20 years. Sister Keller authored four books on computer science.
Grace Murray Hopper, developed the 1st compiler for a computer programming language, US Navy Rear Admiral, in 1973 became the 1st person from the USA and the 1st woman of any nationality to be made a Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society, IEEE Fellow 1962 (1st woman awarded), Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award 1964