Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Evelyn Boyd Granville
Born: May 1, 1924, in Washington, D.C., USA
- One of the first African-American women to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics.
- Former computer programmer at IBM.
- Worked for the U.S. Space Technology Laboratories.
Honors and awards
- Inducted into Portrait Collection of African-Americans in Science (1999).
- Awarded an honorary doctorate by Smith College (1989).
- Valedictorian at Dunbar High School.