Women inventors everyone should know about

Stephanie Kwolek:
While working as a chemist at DuPont’s Buffalo, New York, facility in the 1960s, Stephanie Kwolek was researching polymers, says Edmonds.

Katharine Blodgett:
Katharine Blodgett was the first woman to receive a PhD in physics at England’s Cambridge University.

Patricia Bath:
Patricia Bath is an American ophthalmologist who has given the gift of sight to many with her invention. 

Yvonne C. Brill:
Yvonne C. Brill was a Canadian-American aerospace engineer rocket scientist, according to Fourtané.

Melitta Bentz:
 Made by steeping a cloth bag of coffee grounds in a pot of boiling water, coffee was thick with grounds. 

Hedy Lamarr:
This Austrian-born American film actress was also an inventor during World War II. 

Grace Hopper:
In 1943, Admiral Grace Hopper joined the military and was stationed at Harvard University, where she worked on IBM’s Harvard Mark I computer.

Bette Nesmith Graham:
Like all secretaries in the 1950s, Bette Graham had to retype an entire page on her typewriter if she made a mistake.

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson:
This woman inventor is an American theoretical physicist. Her research from the 1970s is behind many modern-day telecommunications technologies.

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