Heroines of Peace – The Nine Nobel Women

The Nobel Peace Prizes at their best set before us an array of great human spirits. Between 1901 and 2014, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 567 times to 889 people and organizations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of 860 individuals and 22 organizations. HERE, you can view the full list of Nobel Prizes and Nobel Laureates. The 'nine women Prizewinners' clearly belong in this list. They come from a variety of … [Read more...]

Top Secret Rosies – WOMEN of HISTORY

Celebrating pioneer women in field of computing! Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) - 'prophet of the computer age' Ada was born Augusta Ada Byron, the only legitimate child of Annabella Milbanke and the poet Lord Byron. Her mother, Lady Byron, had mathematical training (Byron called her his 'Princess of Parallelograms') and insisted that Ada, who was tutored privately, study mathematics too - an unusual education for a woman. Ada met Babbage at a party in 1833 when she was seventeen and was … [Read more...]

“Famous Women Inventors in History”, Amanda Carlson

Famous Women Inventors in History For the most part, people think of the men who have created devices when the subject of inventions is brought up. Few people will ever bring up the contributions women have made throughout history. Many of these inventions have laid the ground work for adaptations and advancements that we utilize today. Without these women, many things we take for granted daily may not exist or could be greatly altered beyond our own comprehension. 1. Miriam Benjamin … [Read more...]

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