Archive for November, 2023

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: 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: Marie Curie

December 23, 2021

Does that perfect gift elude you? Try a biography of one of the most admired women in the world. I posted this blog in May 2021, but Marie Curie is worth reading about again. Born Maria ...

Women and Adversity: Marie Curie

May 27, 2021

First Person and Only Woman to Receive a Nobel Prize Twice I’m choosing one of the most well-known women in the world to feature for this blog, but many facts about her go unnoticed. ...

Women and Adversity: Mary Jackson, NACA Mathematician, First African American Engineer for NASA

September 28, 2017

Mary Winston grew up in Hampton, VA and attended all-black schools, graduating from George P. Phenix Training School in 1937.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and ...

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