Barbie is iconic; Barbie stirs strong opinions. Regardless of one’s opinion, Barbie is becoming a Computer Engineer! Here’s an interesting article from The New York Times about her career move.
Barbie, if you need a role model, the late Rear Admiral Dr. Grace Murray Hopper probably would be a good one.
Among her many accomplishments:
- received a PhD in Mathematics from Yale,
- was instrumental in the development of the COBOL programming language,
- coined the term “computer bug” after the discovery of a moth in Harvard’s Mark II computer
- honored by the naming of the USS Hopper guided missile destroyer!
You go Admiral!