Le Earl Ann Bryant is a game designer and electrical engineer from Texas. She graduated with a BSEE degree from Texas Tech in 1965 and a MSEE from Southern Methodist University. In 2002, she was elected the first woman president in the century-old history of the IEEE-USA, the world's largest technical professional association. Her father Robert S. Bryant was a self-taught electrical engineer and an early adopter of ham radio. In 1994, she ran for a seat representing the Texas 26th U.S. Congressional District, losing to Dick Armey, who became House Majority Leader the next year.