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Women of STEM

Ada Lovelace

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s proposed mechanical general- purpose computer, the Analytical Engine.

Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson, also known as Katherine Goble, was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights.

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC, DStJ was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, in which she organized care for wounded soldiers.

Grace Hopper

Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral. One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, she was a pioneer of computer programming who invented one of the first linkers.

Gladys Mae West

Gladys Mae West, a mathematician known for her contributions to the mathematical modeling of the shape of the earth, and her work on the development of the satellite geodesy models that were eventually incorporated into the Global Positioning System, that would impact the world. West was inducted into the US Air Force Hall of Fame in 2018. Photo by Adrian Cadiz

Adriana Ocampo

Adriana C. Ocampo is a Colombian planetary geologist and a Science Program Manager at NASA Headquarters. She and her colleagues were the first to identify a ring of cenotes via satellite images, the only surface impression of the buried Chicxulub crater. Photo Copyright: (NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)

Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock was an American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. McClintock received her PhD in botany from Cornell University in 1927.

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