Mildred Adams Fenton (1899–1995) trained in paleontology and geology at the University of Iowa. She and her husband, Carroll Lane Fenton, wrote dozens of science books together.
Mildred Adams Fenton (1899–1995) trained in paleontology and geology at the University of Iowa. She and her husband, Carroll Lane Fenton, wrote dozens of science books together. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World
Helen Richey (1909 – 1947) was a pioneering female aviator and the first woman hired to pilot a commercial airliner in the United States. Richey also was the first woman sworn in to pilot air mail and one of the first female flight instructors. In 1936 she teamed with Amelia Earhart on a transcontinental air race, "The Bendix Trophy Race".
Marie Skłodowska-Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences. She was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris
Female soldier of the Polish resistance "Home Army" (Armia Krajowa) 2WW The Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, was the dominant Polish resistance movement in World War II German-occupied Poland. The AK's primary resistance operations were the sabotage of German activities, includingFemal transports headed for the Eastern Front in the Soviet Union. The AK also fought several full-scale battles against the Germans, particularly in 1943 and 1944.
Microbiologist and pediatrician Hattie Elizabeth Alexander began working on Haemophilus influenza in the early 1930s. The bacteria caused influenzal meningitis with a near 100% mortality rate in infants and children. Alexander’s development of an antiserum as well as her work to standardize diagnosis and treatment, dropped the mortality rate down below 25%. www.nwhm.org | National Women's History Museum | #NWHM #WomensHistory #HattieElizabethAlexander #WomenInScience