Yvonne Brill

Yvonne Brill wanted to study engineering but had to settle for science and mathematics as the dean wouldn’t allow women in that department-but that didn’t stop her from becoming one of the world’s leading designers of jet propulsion systems.

Susan Margulies

As a leader in the field of head and lung trauma and their impact on the human body, Dr. Susan Margulies is making great strides in understanding how our bodies respond to trauma.

Jade Raymond

If you are a fan of the first Assassin’s Creed game or played the SIMS online, you have programmer and producer Jade Raymond to thank.

Joanne Liu

Born in Quebec City to a Chinese immigrant family, Joanne Liu decided to become a pediatrician at an early age. She became the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) (aka Doctors without Borders) in 2013.

M. Vera Peters

Watching her own mother pass away from breast cancer directed much of the career Dr. Vera Peters and helped her to develop new treatments using radiation therapies.

Sylvia Fedoruk

The first woman member of the Atomic Energy Control Board of Canada, Sylvia Fedoruk also worked as a professor of oncology and associate member in physics at the University of Saskatchewan before being appointed chancellor of the school in 1986.

Natalie Panek

According to aerospace engineer Natalie Panek she isn’t planning on being an astronaut someday – she is going to be an astronaut someday.

Frances Oldham Kelsey

Bringing the same rigorous standards used in high quality academic research institutions to the FDA, Dr. Frances Kelsey stopped the drug thalidomide from causing serve birth defects in American children and changed the drug approval process at the same time.

Ayah Bdeir

Engineer, artist, and inventor Ayah Bdeir has focused her career on democratizing hardware to make education and innovation more accessible.

Maria Klawe

Harvey Mudd College President Dr. Maria Klawe is a gifted computer scientist and artist.

Maud Lenora Menten

Today we celebrate one of the first female doctors born in Canada was also a pioneer in enzyme kinetics and histochemistry, Maud Leonora Menten.

Amy Rowat

It’s Pi Day, and to celebrate we’re introducing you to Dr. Amy Rowat, a UCLA professor who uses food to explain scientific principles.

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