Our Great-Grandmothers of Cyber Security.
“Male recruits had proved largely inexpert in the work, Cobbs said. It took
a man an average of 60 seconds to connect a call, while it took a woman only 10. The difference could mean winning or losing a battle.”
Overlooked No More: Grace Banker, Whose ‘Hello Girls’ Decoded Calls in World War I
Though she was on the front lines helping to lead Signal Corps switchboard operators, she was not designated a veteran until after her death.