Archive for February, 2024

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: Welcome, 2024!

January 11, 2024

This year marks the 10th anniversary of me writing Women and Adversity. As I stated in my initial 2023 post, I started this blog to promote women writers and praise their achievements. I expanded pa ...

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: Claudia Goldin, 2023 Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

November 9, 2023

Subscribe to my blog via email at the bottom of www.jamathews.com/blog Women and Adversity: Claudia Goldin 2023 Nobel Prize Winner in Economics Claudia Goldin is the third woman to receive the ...

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 ...

Women and Adversity: Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards First Woman to graduate M.I.T.

September 14, 2023

   Women and Adversity: Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards First Woman to graduate M.I.T. The recent bestseller Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus relates a clever use of chemistry in daily li ...

Women and Adversity: Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila Prime Minister of Namibia

July 27, 2023

  Women and Adversity: Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila Prime Minister of Namibia  It’s possible most Americans haven’t heard of  Namibia, officially Republic of Namibia. It is a country ...

Women and Adversity: Maia Sandu, President of Moldova

July 13, 2023

Women and Adversity: Maia Sandu President of Moldova Maia Sandu (pronounced My⸍a San⸍du) faces more adversity than the average American realizes. In an interview in February 2023, Sandu said ...

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