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Ms. Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) was an American administrator, educator, and a civil rights and women's rights activist specifically focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness.

Ms. Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) was an American administrator, educator, and a civil rights and women's rights activist specifically focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness.

Girls’ Day [Праздник девочек] /This doodle was shown: 03.03.2014 /Countries, in which doodle was shown: Japan

Girls’ Day [Праздник девочек] /This doodle was shown: 03.03.2014 /Countries, in which doodle was shown: Japan

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 104th birthday of British biochemist Dorothy Hodgkin who advanced the technique of X-ray crystallography, a method used to determine the three-dimensional structures of biomolecules.  Dr. Hodgkin solved the structure of cholesterol in 1937, penicillin in 1946 and vitamin B12 in 1956, for which she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964.

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 104th birthday of British biochemist Dorothy Hodgkin who advanced the technique of X-ray crystallography, a method used to determine the three-dimensional structures of biomolecules. Dr. Hodgkin solved the structure of cholesterol in 1937, penicillin in 1946 and vitamin B12 in 1956, for which she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964.

Dian Fossey was an American zoologist who undertook an extensive study of gorilla groups over a period of 18 years. She studied them daily in the mountain forests of Rwanda, initially encouraged to work there by anthropologist Louis Leakey.

Dian Fossey was an American zoologist who undertook an extensive study of gorilla groups over a period of 18 years. She studied them daily in the mountain forests of Rwanda, initially encouraged to work there by anthropologist Louis Leakey.

Tennis great, Althea Gibson

Tennis great, Althea Gibson

Gabriele Münter was a German expressionist painter who was at the forefront of the Munich avant-garde in the early 20th century.

Gabriele Münter was a German expressionist painter who was at the forefront of the Munich avant-garde in the early 20th century.

Malaysian filmmaker Yasmin Ahmad died suddenly in 2009 at the age of 51, she is celebrated for the way her work bridged the country's cultural barriers.

Malaysian filmmaker Yasmin Ahmad died suddenly in 2009 at the age of 51, she is celebrated for the way her work bridged the country's cultural barriers.

Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya was the first major Russian female mathematician, responsible for important original contributions to analysis, differential equations and mechanics, and the first woman appointed to a full professorship in Northern Europe.

Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya was the first major Russian female mathematician, responsible for important original contributions to analysis, differential equations and mechanics, and the first woman appointed to a full professorship in Northern Europe.

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