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MHC 2015 HackHolyoke was so inspiring to a Berkshire Community College engineering student that she decided to host her own hackathon.
When Jean Sammet was given her first computer programming assignment, the field was so new that she had no books or papers to refer to. “I only had the instructions for the computers and what little brain power I had gotten from Mount Holyoke,” she said.
Jean Sammet ’48, one of the most important early pioneers in computer science, was a long-time supporter and advocate for Mount Holyoke.
A USA Today article shows Mount Holyoke College computer science majors are prepared to succeed in the male-dominated field.
Suchi Saria '04
Suchi Saria '04: a computer scientist at Johns Hopkins University, has been named to Popular Science's Brilliant 10.
Valerie Barr
Valerie Barr ’77 joins the Computer Science Department as the new endowed professor.
Women in Data Science Conference 2017
As the regional host of the worldwide Women in Data Science Conference, Mount Holyoke declares liberal arts the perfect entry into this exploding field.