More than just a pretty face. Famed for her beauty, Hedy Lamarr also contributed to the development of Wifi, GPS and Bluetooth, thanks to her invention of a frequency hopping device.
Computer science is dominated by men, yet the first computer program was written by a woman. Ada Lovelace was a remarkable woman with a short but remarkable life. A prophet of the computer age, she is an inspiration for all women in STEM.
The first woman to earn a doctorate in science and the first salaried female teacher at a University. Laura Bassi paved the way for women in academics.
18th century China was no feminist paradise. Wang Zhenyi breached social customs by educating herself in astronomy, mathematics, and poetry. Ahead of her time, she proved women had ability equal to men. She is an inspiration to all women who seek to pursue science.