Women in STEM Meet 43 groundbreaking Women in STEM! Their discoveries have saved millions of lives, pioneered modern technology, and pushed the boundaries of the universe in pursuit of knowledge. But before they were Nobel Prize winners and game-changers, these accomplished women were young girls just like you—curious, questioning and exploring the world.
Fortunately for us, they kept their childhood curiosity and imagination alive through their years of research and achievement. These adventurous women that questioned the status quo have sparked some of the greatest discoveries of our time.
Read about their inspiring lives, a-ha moments and achievements. You may just find a new hero!
  • Ada Lovelace
  • Adriana Ocampo
  • Akiko Kobayashi
  • Antonia Coello Novello
  • Aprille Ericsson
  • Bonnie Bassler
  • Caterina Fake
  • Danica McKellar
  • Elaine Fuchs
  • Elisabeth Drake
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Erin Marie Williams
  • Esther Takeuchi
  • Eugenia Kumacheva
  • France Anne Córdova
  • Francoise Barre-Sinoussi
  • Freda Porter
  • Gloria Ford Gilmer
  • Grace Hopper
  • Hedy Lamarr
  • Hypatia
  • Jaclyn Winter
  • Jane Goodall
  • Joanna Lynne Kelley
  • Julia Bowman Robinson
  • Lisa Perez Jackson
  • Lucy Bradshaw
  • Mae Jemison
  • Marie Curie
  • Marissa Mayer
  • Mary Lou Jepsen
  • Mayim Bialik
  • Patricia Bath
  • Rachel Carson
  • Radia Joy Perlman
  • Rosalind Franklin
  • Ruchi Sanghvi
  • Sally Ride
  • Sheryl Sandberg
  • Shirley Ann Jackson
  • Shirley M. Tilghman
  • Svetlana Savitskaya
  • Temple Grandin
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