Monica Inyang – pioneer teacher, chef, disciplinarian, director at home and at work, religious director, tuff chick, fashionista….mummy
We all women created. You have given birth, taken care of your homes, children, siblings, families, neighbors, jobs, colleagues and done these thankless jobs it effortlessly.
I salute you, human computers, figuring out how to take a man to the moon and BACK! All the unsung heroes, chanirwomen of the keitch board, cleaning board, baby birthing and raising board, financial board and directors of the home and families. I salute all of you
Actress scienctist who with a friend presented the US Navy with their patent on a “spread-spectrum radio”designed to guide torpedoes accurately.
British scientist Rosalind Franklin was one of the foremost pioneers in molecular biology. She photographed x-rays of DNA strands, an important contribution to the solution of the DNA structure.
As the first American woman in space, Sally Ride inspired girls of the ’80s to pursue their science dreams
Katherine Johnson is a NASA mathematician who helped calculate the trajectory for the Mercury and Apollo missions. Without her, John Glenn might’ve not boarded the Friendship 7. Her work, and that of Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, was recently brought to light in the film Hidden Figures.
Nigerian women’s rights activist and social mobilizer who was a pioneering female politician in the country’s First Republic and a leading member of a class of traditional Nigerian women activist
Marie Curie was the first person to receive two Nobel Prizes, for her contributions in physics and chemistry, and the first woman given the Nobel honor. Her discovery of the elements radium and polonium are among Marie’s lasting legacies.
Funmilayo Ransome Kuti
Was a teacher, political campaigner, women’s rights activist and traditional aristocrat of Nigeria. She served with distinction as one of the most prominent leaders of her generation. She was also the first woman in the country to drive a car. in the 1900’s
Meet the “enchantress of numbers,” otherwise known as Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace. Ada was a champion for Charles Babbage’s calculating machine, the Analytical Engine, when no one else was. She is celebrated for having the foresight that an instrument of this kind had endless practical and scientific uses.
Hypatia, Mathematician and Astronomer
Hypatia of Alexandria (370-415 BC), who was the first known female mathematician, contributed significant commentaries on many works by Ptolemy, Diophantus, Perga, and others, is often overlooked.
Hypatia, who followed in her father’s footsteps as a mathematician, enjoyed privileges living in Egypt that others did not — like driving her own chariot. In 415 BC, Hypatia was murdered and the Great Library of Alexandra, which included many of her works, was burned. Today, Hypatia is honored by the asteroid belt and lunar crater that bears her name.