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Anita Borg
Born
Anita Borg Naffz

(1949-01-17)January 17, 1949
Died April 6, 2003(2003-04-06) (aged 54)
Nationality American
Alma mater New York University (PhD)
Known for
  • Systers
  • AnitaB.org
  • Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
Scientific career
Fields Women in computing
Human–computer interaction
Computer science
Institutions Nixdorf Computer
Digital Equipment Corporation
Xerox PARC
Thesis Synchronizaiton Efficiency (1981)
Doctoral advisor Robert Dewar
Gerald Belpaire

Anita Borg (January 17, 1949 – April 6, 2003) was an American computer scientist. She founded the Institute for Women and Technology and the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

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