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Mildred "Millie" Dresselhaus MP (1930 - 2017)

"Millie"

Mildred Dresselhaus[1] (née Spiewak; November 11, 1930 – February 20, 2017),[2] known as the "queen of carbon science",[3] was the first female Institute Professor and professor emerita of physics an...

11/23/2007 3/9/2017

Marie Stopes, D.Sc., Ph.D. MP (1880 - 1958)

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (15 October 1880 – 2 October 1958) was a British author, palaeobotanist, campaigner for women's rights and pioneer in the field of birth control. She was the wife of...

8/2/2013 11/23/2016

Dr. Marianne Kris MP (1900 - 1980)

Note: Marianne studied medicine and graduated in 1925. She participated in Anna Freud s child analysis seminar and published in the Journal for Psychoanalytical Pedagogy her essay "The Use of a Fairy...

9/6/2010 10/13/2016

Gertrude Belle Elion MP (1918 - 1999)

Gertrude Belle Elion (January 23, 1918 – February 21, 1999) was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, and a 1988 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Working alone as well as wi...

11/10/2014 10/10/2016

Ginni Rometty MP

"Ginni Rometty"

Virginia Marie "Ginni" Rometty (born July 29, 1957) is an American business executive. She is the current Chairwoman, President and CEO of IBM, and the first woman to head the company. Prior to becom...

7/17/2016 10/9/2016

Dame Kathleen Mary Kenyon, DBE (5 January 1906 – 24 August 1978) Leading archaeologist of Neolithic culture in the Fertile Crescent. Former Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford and best known for h...

1/11/2015 10/2/2016

Mary Somerville MP (1780 - 1872)

MARY FAIRFAX First Marriage Mary Fairfax married Samuel Greig. The marriage was booke at Burntisland in Fife, Scotland, on 28 June 1804 [Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, index, FamilySearch] _____...

7/2/2010 10/2/2016

Edna Schenkein MP (1914 - 1963)

Competitive swimmer and taught swimming at a camp for Hebrew Orphans, worked as a bacteriologist at NYC Dept of Health and participated in research on central nervous system diseases of primates. Later...

8/14/2007 9/22/2016

Mary Alice Bunting MP (1910 - 1998)

Mary Ingraham Bunting (July 10, 1910 - January 21, 1998) was an influential American college president; Time profiled her as the magazine's November 3, 1961, cover story. She became Radcliffe College...

2/10/2009 9/18/2016

Carolyn Wren MP (1957 - 2006)

Carolyn Wren, age 49, died Thursday, June 1, 2006, at her home near Grangeville from complications due to ovar-ian cancer. Carolyn was born Jan. 2, 1957, to John and Susan Stuivenga DeHaas in Grangev...

6/5/2012 9/16/2016

Rosalind Elsie Franklin MP (1920 - 1958)

Rosalind Franklin, in full Rosalind Elsie Franklin (born July 25, 1920, London, Eng.—died April 16, 1958, London), British scientist who contributed to the discovery of the molecular structure of deo...

7/17/2010 9/9/2016

Jane Ellen "Holly" Watts (Hollingsworth) MP (1931 - 2015)

"Holly Hollingsworth", "Holly Watts"

Jane Hollingsworth "Holly" Watts, 83, a lifelong resident of Knoxville, pioneer cytotechnologist at University of Tennessee Medical Center, and beloved wife and mother died peacefully on Saturday March...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Gerty Theresa Cori , née Radnitz, was born in Prague on August 15th, 1896. She received her primary education at home before entering a Lyceum for girls in 1906; she graduated in 1912 and studied for t...

5/6/2012 6/26/2016

Rachel Fuller Brown MP (1898 - 1980)

"Rachael"

Rachel Fuller Brown (November 23, 1898 – January 14, 1980) was a chemist best known for her long-distance collaboration with microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen in developing the first useful antifung...

6/20/2011 5/27/2016

Mary Lyon, founder of Mount Holyoke College MP (1797 - 1849)

"Founder of Mount Holyoke College"

Women's Education Pioneer, Founder of Mount Holyoke College Mary Mason Lyon was born on February 28, 1797 in Buckland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts to farmer Aaron Lyon, Jr. and his wife, Jemima. The ...

2/9/2009 4/30/2016

Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh MP (1876 - 1954)

Evangeline hde ett olyckligt äktenskap beroende på hennes mentala instabilitet. Hon dog i Parkinssons sjukdom 78 år gammal. __________________________________________________________ Birth: May 2...

10/22/2007 4/30/2016

Ada Augusta King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace MP (1815 - 1852)

"Ada Lovelace", "Ada Byron Lovelace", "The Hon. Augusta Ada Byron"

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, was an English writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical genera...

8/18/2009 3/25/2013

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish–French physicist–chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes ...

12/25/2007 3/25/2013

Amalia Koutsouri-Vourekas, Lady Fleming (1909 - 26 February 1986) was a Greek doctor, activist and politician. Fleming was born in Constantinople (Istanbul) in 1909. She moved to Greece and, during t...

9/28/2010 3/25/2013

Emilie du Châtelet MP (1706 - 1749)

Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise du Chatelet (17 December 1706, Paris – 10 September 1749, Lunéville) was a French mathematician, physicist, and author during the Age of Enlightenmen...

2/12/2011 3/25/2013

Irène Joliot-Curie (12 September 1897 – 17 March 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot-Curie. Jointly with her husband, J...

12/25/2007 3/25/2013

Mary the Jewess MP (deceased)

Maria the Jewess (or Maria Prophetissima, Maria Prophetissa, Mary Prophetissa, Miriam the Prophetess) is estimated to have lived anywhere between the first and third centuries CE. She is attributed wit...

7/7/2011 3/25/2013

Cleopatra the Alchemist MP (c.-350 - c.-300)

Cleopatra the Alchemist (3rd- or 4th century), was an Egyptian alchemist and author. The dates of her life and death are unknown, but she was active in Alexandria in the 3rd century or the 4th century....

7/8/2011 3/25/2013

Ada Yonath Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 MP

"Ada Yonath"

Rehovot, Israel

Ada E. Yonath, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 "Ada E. Yonath - Photo Gallery" . Nobelprize.org. עדה יונת Ada E. Yonath, Ribosome Structure and Function

8/30/2011 3/25/2013

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin OM, FRS (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994), née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist and structural chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964 "for her determinations by X-ray techniques of t...

9/15/2011 3/25/2013

Emmy Noether MP (1882 - 1935)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Amalie Emmy Noether (German: [ˈnøːtɐ]; 23 March 1882 – 14 April 1935) was an influential German mathematician known for her groundbreaking contributions to abstra...

2/23/2009 3/25/2013

Dr. Alice Hamilton MP (1869 - 1970)

Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869 – September 22, 1970) was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was a pion...

2/23/2012 3/25/2013

Ellen Swallow Richards MP (1842 - 1911)

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (December 3, 1842 – March 30, 1911) was the foremost female industrial and environmental chemist in the United States in the 19th century, pioneering the field of h...

2/24/2012 3/25/2013

Nettie Maria Stevens MP (1861 - 1912)

Nettie Maria Stevens (July 7, 1861 - May 4, 1912) was an early American geneticist. She and Edmund Beecher Wilson were the first researchers to describe the chromosomal basis of sex. An outstandi...

2/26/2012 3/25/2013

Rachel Carson MP (1907 - 1964)

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson bega...

2/26/2012 3/25/2013

Dixy Lee Ray, Governor MP (1914 - 1994)

"Dixy Lee Ray"

Dixy Lee Ray (September 3, 1914–January 2, 1994) was the 17th Governor of the U.S. State of Washington. She was Washington's first female governor. Early years She was born Marguerite Ray in ...

3/28/2012 3/25/2013

Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze MP (1758 - 1836)

"Madame Lavoisier"

Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze (20 January 1758 – 10 February 1836), was a French chemist. She was born in the town of Montbrison, Loire, in a small province in France. She is most commonly known as the s...

3/5/2009 3/25/2013

Katharine Burr Blodgett MP (1898 - 1979)

Katharine Burr Blodgett (January 10, 1898 – October 12, 1979) was the first woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Cambridge in 1926. After receiving her master's degree, she was h...

8/24/2012 3/25/2013

Julia Anna Gardner MP (1882 - 1960)

Julia Anna Gardner (January 26, 1882–November 15, 1960), a geologist with the United States Geological Survey for 32 years, was known worldwide for her work in stratigraphy and mollusc paleontology. ...

8/24/2012 3/25/2013

Cornelia Maria Clapp MP (1849 - 1934)

Cornelia Maria Clapp (March 17, 1849 - December 31, 1934) was an American zoologist and academic specializing in marine biology. Born in Montague, Massachusetts, Clapp was educated at Mount Holyo...

8/25/2012 3/25/2013

Margaret Morse Nice MP (1883 - 1974)

Margaret Morse Nice (December 6, 1883 – June 26, 1974) was an American ornithologist who made an extensive study of the life history of the Song Sparrow and was author of Studies in the Life History ...

8/25/2012 3/25/2013

Rebecca Lancefield MP (1895 - 1981)

Rebecca Craighill Lancefield (January 5, 1895 – March 3, 1981) was a prominent American microbiologist. She joined the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York in 1918, and was associat...

8/28/2012 3/25/2013

Isabel Bassett Wasson MP (1897 - 1994)

Isabel Bassett Wasson (1897–1994) was one of the first female petroleum geologists in the United States, the first female ranger at Yellowstone National Park, and also one of the first interpretive r...

8/28/2012 3/25/2013

Henrietta Swan Leavitt MP (1868 - 1921)

Henrietta Swan Leavitt (July 4, 1868 – December 12, 1921) was an American astronomer. A graduate of Radcliffe College, in 1893 Leavitt started working at the Harvard College Observatory as a "compute...

8/29/2012 3/25/2013

Rosalind Venetia Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers, née Rosalind Venetia Henley (4 March 1907 – 14 January 1990) was a biochemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. Life and work She was born on 4 March 190...

2/15/2013 3/25/2013

Filomena Francisco MP (deceased)

Filomen Francisco topped the Pharmacy Board examination in 1908, making her the first licensed pharmacist. Reference Ingles, Raul Rafael. "1908". Quezon City: UP Press, 2008. Page 205.

3/12/2013 3/25/2013