Female Math Pioneers: " Since Hypatia made her mark in ancient Alexandria, women have been changing the world with their contributions in mathematics. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting highlight the contributions of nine of the ground breaking women who did their work despite some incredible obstacles."
Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in 1867, in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes.
Annie Oakley! She was a trailblazer who challenged stereotypes about women of the time. Not only could she out-shoot men, she was out-earning most of them. Oakley also used her celebrity to campaign for a woman's right to paid employment and equal pay.