Institute Prof. Barbara Liskov wins the Turing Award, the "Nobel Prize" of computing.
Prof. Ruth Perry is the mother of the Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies, a group of scholars in women's studies from nine Boston universities.
Ann Bookman, executive director of MIT's Workplace Center, explores how workers in the new economy integrate work and family.
Visiting Prof. Jill Ker Conway makes a lifelong commitment to empower women.
Computer games are being designed just for girls. The goal is to help them eventually gain more equal access to careers in computers and technology.