Super Female Scientists
At a time when women in scientific professions were rare,
a few talented individuals managed to rise to the top of their fields.
Despite battling discrimination and other gender-related setbacks, these
scientists made lasting contributions in marine biology, pediatric medicine,
computer science, engineering, space travel, and more. This illuminating and
inspiring set focuses on lesser-known women whose work pushed the boundaries of
what was possible during the twentieth century. Although female scientists often
did not receive the recognition they deserved at the time, their achievements
laid the groundwork for what became possible in the modern era.
historical and social context of each woman's accomplishments
comprehensive details about enhancements to these scientists' field of
• Elaborates on the key place each woman occupies in history to meet
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