Archive for April, 2024

Women and Adversity: Margaret Keane Artist: Creator of “Big Eyes” paintings

April 11, 2024

Women and Adversity: Margaret Keane Artist: Creator of “Big Eyes” paintings Margaret Keane was duped! She didn’t realize her husband, Walter Keane, was taking credit for her paintings until ...

Women and Adversity: Esther Lederberg Microbiologist: Pioneer in Bacterial Genetics Discovered Lambda Phage virus

March 28, 2024

Esther Lederberg Microbiologist: Pioneer in Bacterial Genetics  Discovered Lambda Phage virus Few people know what lambda phage virus is, but Esther Lederberg discovered it in 1951. This disco ...

Women and Adversity: Amy Vine, Founder of Urban Vine and Promise Land Farm

March 14, 2024

Women and Adversity: Amy Vine, Founder Urban Vine Botanical Center Amy Vine of Clarkston, Michigan wanted to provide activities and employment for her son and her adopted brother and sister, all ...

Women and Adversity: Ada Harris Inventor of the Hair Straightener

February 22, 2024

Women and Adversity: Ada Harris Inventor of the Hair Straightener  At least 30 women were deprived of glory when men either stole their ideas or were given credit for what women discovered. Sin ...

Women and Adversity: Mary Hemphill, Ph.D., Educator, Leadership Coach

February 8, 2024

Women and Adversity: Mary Hemphill, Ph.D. Educator, Leadership Coach  I heard Dr. Mary Hemphill speak at the Brunswick County, North Carolina, Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Impact Brunch ...

Women and Adversity: Adele Myers, novelist The Tobacco Wives

December 20, 2023

Women and Adversity: Adele Myers, novelist The Tobacco Wives My last blog post in December is always a repeat of one I posted during the year, and this year I want to reprint my blog on Adele Mye ...

Women and Adversity: Karen C. Whalen, Novelist

December 7, 2023

     Women and Adversity: Karen C. Whalen, Novelist Friends Come to Call, Karen C. Whalen’s fourth novel in her Tow Truck Murder Mysteries, captivates the reader to the very end. Mystery, rom ...

Women and Adversity: Anne L’Huillier, 2023 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

November 23, 2023

Subscribe to my blog via email at the bottom of www.jamathews.com/blog Women and Adversity: Anne L’Huillier 2023 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics Anne L’Huillier was awarded the Nobel Prize ...

Women and Adversity: Narges Mohammadi, 2023 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

October 26, 2023

Subscribe to my blog via email at the bottom of www.jamathews.com/blog Women and Adversity: Narges Mohammadi 2023 Nobel Peace Prize Winner The suppression of women in Iran goes beyond what any ...

Women and Adversity: Katalin Karikó 2023 Winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine

October 12, 2023

Women and Adversity: Katalin Karikó 2023 Winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine Katalin “Kati” Karikó’s scientific pursuit is a journey of determination. She believed in her research of mRNA ...

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