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Margaret Hamilton, leader of the team that developed the flight software for NASAs Apollo missions.

with For we here at want to honor the incredibly badass Margaret Hamilton. In 1960 Margaret began working at MIT to develop meteorology software for predicting weather. She also aided in developing software

British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) took the photo that led to the discovery of the DNA double helix, but all recognition went to male colleagues Watson and Crick.

Rosalind Franklin British biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of DNA.

Os 10 Livros mais polêmicos de sempre

Os 10 Livros mais polêmicos de sempre

Meta Warrick Fuller - African-American Sculptress

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller was an African-American artist, notable for her art celebrating Afrocentric themes. She was known as a multi-talented artist who wrote poetry, painted, and sculpted.

Elizabeth Blackburn - molecular biologist and first Australian female winner of the Nobel prize for medicine

Australian-born scientist Elizabeth Blackburn is part of a trio that has won the Nobel medicine prize.

Dorothy "Dottie" Schroeder - Only girl to play all 12 seasons of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). She was also a three-time All-Star and is considered the top shortstop in the league’s history. The movie, A League of Their Own, is based on this story.

Dottie Schroeder - Only girl to play all 12 seasons of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), and three-time All-Star, is considered the top shortstop in the league’s history.

Wilhelmina Delco. First woman to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore of the Texas House (January 17, 1991). Delco was also the first African-American elected to the board of the Austin Independent School District and the first African-American elected to represent Travis County in the Texas House of Representatives.

First woman to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore of the Texas House…

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is Africa's first female President (Liberia) and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Her work has had a significant impact on women’s rights and the peace movement.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of Liberia Nobel peace price laureate for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.

First African-American News Anchor in Dallas remembers John F. Kennedy #jfk50

First African-American news anchor for a Dallas television station, Iola Johnson Remembers JFK

Corazon Aquino 1933=2009 First female president of the Philippines  Pushed through social reforms

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Cory Aquino had no political ambitions of her own until her husband Senator Benigno Aquino was assassinated in Almost instantly, she became a unifying force against the autocratic President.

"There are black female scientists who don't get media exposure," she said. "Because of that, young black girls don't see those role models as often as they see Beyonce or Nicki Minaj."

Alabama scientist, one of nation's few black female physicists, breaks ground in cancer research

Alabama scientist, one of nation's few black female physicists, breaks ground in cancer research fedupblackwoman: “ “ When Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green receives invitations to be a guest speaker for.

Congratulations Becky Hammon! The NBA's first full-time female assistant coach.

The NBA's first full-time female assistant coach.

NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process.

Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil

Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African

Mary Shaw is the AlanJ.Perlis University Professor of Computer Science in the Institute for Software Research at Carnegie Mellon University,a member of the faculty since completing her PhD in 1972.For pioneering leadership in the development of innovative curricula in Computer Science, Dr. Shaw received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama in a White House ceremony in Nov.14'...the nation's highest honor for achievement in technology, innovation, and…

Mary Shaw is the AlanJ.Perlis University Professor of Computer Science in the Institute for Software Research at Carnegie Mellon University,a member of the faculty since completing her PhD in 1972.For pioneering leadership in the development of innovative curricula in Computer Science, Dr. Shaw received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama in a White House ceremony in Nov.14'...the nation's highest honor for achievement in technology, innovation, and…

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