best memoirs/autobiographies by female quants?

Can anyone recommend a good memoir or autobiography by a female quant?

(The question comes to mind reading Derman's My life as a quant.)

Failing that, I'm willing to fall back to a good biography of a female quant.

I'm happy for recommendations in any language.

Thanks,

Colin
G-Research; and University of Birmingham
 
don’t think any exist but you’re free to write it. i’d assume it’s the same story every time: i’m smart, i got into the business at the right time, i worked hard, etc
 
I suppose the first female "quant" was Ada Lovelace.

Nice - and some of her letters have been published, which might constitute memoir or autobiography: shorturl.at/dq456

A conjecture: the book I'm looking for (ruling out Lovelace by looking for a contemporary quant) is in Chinese or Vietnamese.
 

Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
There are many good female quants but are you looking for those in the 'limelight' as it were?

The ambiguity here is there is no agreed definition of what "quant". Each has her own internal model. On thing is sure: quant these days is all about progarmming. And Quantnet/Baruch has an impressive alumni community in this regard.
 
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There are many good female quants but are you looking for those in the 'limelight' as it were?

At this point, I'm just looking for any memoir or autobiography by a female quant. (Goal: I'd like to be able to recommend memoirs as well as textbooks to people thinking of becoming quants.) A good memoir by a well-known female quant would be ideal.
 
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