President Obama awarded the Medal of Freedom to computer science pioneers (and former Modern Worthies) Margaret Hamilton and Grace Hopper.
Rachel Ignotofsky, illustrator and author of a book featuring fifty women scientists throughout history, had an interview with mental_floss.
Rear Admiral “Amazing” Grace Hopper was one of the first (and finest) computer programmers in history. She created the first compiler and spearheaded the creation of one of the first compiled computer languages. She was also a badass mofo.