In 1919, she earned her master’s degree in electrical engineering — the first woman to receive a degree from that department.
From 1919 until her first retirement in 1945, Edith worked as an engineer for General Electric. In 1921, she received a patent for her “graphical calculator”, which was used to solve electric power transmission line problems. In 1926, Clarke became the first woman to deliver a paper before the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.
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