The Royal Society's lost women scientists - A study of the Royal Society's archives reveals that women played a far more important role in the development and dissemination of science than had previously been thought
Royal Society celebrates great women in science – in pictures
Royal Society celebrates great women in science – in pictures. Specially commissioned portrait sketches of female scientists are the centrepiece of a new exhibition, Scientists, which opens on Monday at the Royal Society in London
Dorothy Leib Harrison Wood Eustis (30 May 1886 – 8 September 1946) was an American dog breeder and philanthropist, who founded The Seeing Eye, the first guide-dog school for the blind in the United States.
WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) is pleased to present a sampling of images documenting women scientists and engineers from around the world, most of whom were pioneers in their respective fields, or were the first women to receive advanced graduate degrees in their discipline.
Dr. Clelia Mosher (1863-1940) physician, hygienist and a women's health advocate who disapproved of Victorian stereotypes about the physical incapacities of women. Her work on women's sexuality stood in high contrast to the existing literature and once again, because she was a women, her work was largely dismissed. Her most famous work, published posthumously, surveyed women's sexual habits and the use of cervical caps and male sheaths. These were groundbreaking concepts for its time.