Si Wang-mu was the highly talented Chinese servant girl in the book "Xenocide
" by Orson Scott Card
was hired as secret maid to a godspoken lady, became her student for a while and later aided in the work of scientists
and great reforms of her world. The sequel "Children of the Mind
" tells of her adventures travelling the universe
and helping the sentient computer program "Jane".
Dr Eva Myers gained a PhD in mineral physics at the University of Cambridge, and then decided she had had
enough of job-hunting every three years and wanted more stability in her life than she would have as a postdoc.
She became the system administrator for the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Her home page can
be found at: