Henrietta Swan Leavitt

Hired at the Harvard College Observatory in 1893, astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt was one of Pickering’s Computers, women hired to complete calculations for male scientists.

Williamina Fleming

With no formal training in astronomy, Williamina Fleming’s contributions to the field are numerous and groundbreaking.

Jane Goodall

Conservationist and activist Jane Goodall has studied primates in the Gombe National Park in Tanzania since the 1960s and her work has fundamentally changed our understanding of primate behavior.

Temple Grandin

Today is World Autism Day and we would like to introduce you to Dr. Temple Grandin who is not only an expert at designing cattle management facilities but is also a prominent author and speaker on autism.

Samantha Carter

It’s April 1st, 2016 and we’d like you to meet astrophysics, pilot, and USAF Colonel Samantha Carter.

Anandi Gopal Joshi

Today we meet the first Indian woman to study Western medicine, Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi.

Susan L. Solomon

Today, we’d like to introduce the co-founder of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, Susan Solomon.

Ruth Benerito

The invention of wrinkle free cotton fabrics helped saved an industry, and we all have Ruth Benerito to thank.

Cornelia Bargmann

Driven to become a scientist by a love of labs, the building of things with one’s own hands, and learning what no one else knows; neurobiologist Cornelia Bargmann uses simple roundworms to study complex neuron pathways.

Alice Hamilton

Alice Hamilton chose medicine so that she could “be of use anywhere.” She used her skills to help usher in sweeping changes in worker’s safety throughout the U.S.

Euphemia Lofton Haynes

This native of the United States capital had a life devoted to service in the fields of education and social reform.

Ellen Stofan

To celebrate the discovery of Saturn’s moon Titan, we will meet Chief NASA Scientist that has a plan to explore Titan – by boat!