Marion Donovan, 1949 -- inventor of disposable diapers .
7 Unknown Women Scientists Who Changed Your Understanding Of Reality
Lise Meitner was an Austrian physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize
Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis
Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.
#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup
I started doing #ScienceSunday as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.
Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD in Chemistry in graduated magna cum laude. Committed suicide with a pistol after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius, unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.
Gerty Radnizt Cori Nobel prize winning biochemist for the discovery of "the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen). Shared the Nobel with Carl Cori.
Girls Grow Up Strong: Eva Crane (June 1912 – September
Girls Grow Up Strong: Marian Wright Edelman (born June Present).
Black and white photograph of Victoria Woodhull.
Girls Grow Up Strong: Florence Bascom (July 1862 – June
MARIE TEPE aka "French Mary" (served with the Pennsylvania Volunteers during the Civil War, received a bullet wound to the ankle, received the coveted Kearny Cross for her bravery)
Juliana Rotich is Executive Director and co- founder of Ushahidi Inc, a non-profit tech company, born in Africa, which specializes in de.
Elizabeth Blackwell: First Woman Physician
FIRST FEMALE DOCTOR Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 1849 to become the first female doctor in history.
March, 1962 Good Housekeeping Magazine
34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World
Mary Sherman Morgan America’s first female rocket scientist, credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer