Virginia “Ginny” Heinlein
(Virginia Doris Gerstenfeld)
“…Ginny is a chemist, biochemist, aviation test engineer, experimental horticulturist; she earned varsity letters at N.Y.U. in swimming, diving, basketball and field hockey, and became a competitive figure skater after graduation; she speaks seven languages so far…” Damon Knight in the introduction to The Past Through Tomorrow
She also served her country as a Navy WAVE in World War II.