Mary Styles Harris

Dr. Mary Styles Harris has spent her career combining her knowledge as a genetics researcher with a drive to provide health care information to minority populations.

Amy F.T. Arnsten

Dr. Amy F.T. Arnsten leads the Arnsten Lab, studying neuroscience at Yale School of Medicine.

Cynthia Rosenzweig

Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig has used her expertise in climatology to help study the impact of climate change on agriculture and cities.

Yvonne Pendleton

Dr. Yvonne Pendleton has spent her career helping us to understand our place in the universe.

Grace Olive Wiley

Grace Wiley believed that with the right methods even the most deadly snakes could be tamed and by speaking to them and handling them with her bare hands she claimed to have tamed over 300 venomous snakes during her career.

Mary L. Good

Mary L. Good was an inorganic chemist who led the American Chemical Society and chaired the board of the National Science Foundation.

Pearl I. Young

Physicist Pearl I. Young was the first woman hired for a technical position at the NACA.

Sally Ride

On June 18th, 1983 Sally Ride became the first American woman in space when she launched on the Space Shuttle Challenger.

Shannon Walker

Dr. Shannon Walker is an accomplished astronaut, and she’s also an aquanaut.

Dorothy “Dottie” Lee

Dorothy “Dottie” Lee made her way in a male dominated field to build a celebrated career at NASA.

Gilda Barabino

While working on her doctorate, Dr. Gilda Barabino wanted a career that allowed her to use her education and knowledge to help people, but didn’t want to go the clinical medicine route.

Mica Endsley

Dr. Mica Endsley was the first woman to serve as the Chief Scientist of the United States Air Force.

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