Women in STEM advent calendar: Day 19 – Dr Rose Dieng-Kuntz

This winter, we are celebrating the festive season by honouring 25 amazing women in STEM, some of which you might not know of!

Dr Rose Dieng-Kuntz

Computer scientist
1956 – 30 Jun 2008

Rose Dieng-Kuntz was the first black African woman to be admitted to France’s École Polytechnique. She was a senior research scientist at INRIA, where she led a team exploring online knowledge acquisition, the semantic web, and artificial intelligence, just a few years after the web was launched. She was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur in 2006.

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Posted in Advent 2018.