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Sarah Gonçalves Da silva
Created on May 11, 2022
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, a theoretical physicist and famous black inventor, has been credited with making many advances in science.
Dr. Shirley Jackson: Telecommunications Inventions - Famous Black Inventors
Grace Brewster Murray Hopper (1906-1992) was a computer pioneer and naval officer. She earned a master’s degree (1930) and a Ph.D. (1934) in mathematics from Yale. Hopper is best known for her trailblazing contributions to computer programming, software development, and the design and implementation of programming languages. A maverick and an innovator, she enjoyed long and influential careers in the U.S. Navy and the computer industry.
Source : https://president.yale.edu/biography-grace-murray-hopper
Beasley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she pursued her life’s work.
Maria Beasley: Engineering dynamo | Institute for Transportation
Stephanie Kwolek was an organic chemist, best known for inventing Kevlar in 1965. Kevlar is an immensely strong plastic, first used as a replacement for steel reinforcing strips in racing car tires, and now used in a large number of applications where high strength is required without high weight.
Mary Kies was an early 19th-century American who received the first patent granted to a woman by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, on May 5, 1809. Kies had invented a new technique for weaving straw with silk or thread, and First Lady Dolley Madison praised her for boosting the nation’s hat industry. Unfortunately, the patent file was destroyed in the great Patent Office fire in 1836.
Mary Kies | History of American Women