It's our last woman for the advent calendar! We really hope you've enjoyed it! Dr Sameera Moussa founded the Atomic Energy for Peace conference which aimed to make nuclear medical treatment more accessible and reduce nuclear hazards #womeninSTEM
Nearly at the end of our calendar! Today it's Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, French chemist! She was instrumental to the publication of the pivotal Elementary Treatise on Chemistry, which unified the field. #womeninSTEM
Mary the Prophetess is our #womeninSTEM for Day 22 of the calendar! She was an alchemist who invented the bain-Marie, perfected the art of distillation, and could prepare caput mortuum, a purple haematite iron oxide pigment!
Happy Winter Solstice! Today for #womeninSTEM advent we have Zelia Nuttall, a Mexican-American archaeologist who rescued, translated and published pre-Columbian Mesoamerican manuscripts
Day 20 of our advent calendar is Ellen Hutchins (thank you so much @WilliamConey for suggesting her!)
She had an extensive collection of rare fauna, studied non-flowering plants like seaweed and moss, drawing them in exquisite detail as well as drying and annotating herbarium samples. #womeninSTEM
Day 19! Dr Rose Dieng-Kuntz was a senior research scientist at INRIA, where she led a team exploring online knowledge acquisition, the semantic web, and artificial intelligence! #womeninSTEM https://findingada.com/blog/2018/12/19/women-in-stem-advent-calendar-day-19-dr-rose-dieng-kuntz/
Sutayta Al-Mahāmali is Day 18 of the #womeninSTEM advent calendar! She was an authority on the algebraic inheritance formula and made original contributions to algebra and arithmetic.
Day 17 of our #womeninSTEM advent calendar is Whakaotirangi, first known Māori horticulturalist! She led the Tainui Waka migration from Polynesia to New Zealand, bringing kūmara and other seeds with her, established experimental gardens at Aotea and founded the first farm in the area.
Day 16! It's Etheldred Benett, the first female geologist, who collected and catalogued thousands of fossils #womeninSTEM https://findingada.com/blog/2018/12/16/women-in-stem-advent-calendar-day-16-etheldred-benett/
Hello everyone, it's day 15! Today's fantastic #womeninSTEM is Professor Honoria Acosta-Sison, the first Filipina physician, surgeon and obstetrician
Day 14 of our advent calendar is Al-‘Ijliyah al-Asturlabi, a maker of astrolabes #womeninSTEM
Dr Rupa Bai Furdoonji was the first female anaesthetist and is our 13th woman of advent! #womeninSTEM
Our twelfth Advent woman in STEM is Dr Nadezhda Suslova, the first woman to become a physician in Russia!
Professor Fahire Battalgazi is our day 11 of #womeninSTEM advent! She was the first Turkish woman to become a zoologist, and the first person to get a zoology doctorate in Turkey
Day 10! It's Professor Euphemia Haynes, first female African-American doctor of mathematics #womeninSTEM https://findingada.com/blog/2018/12/10/women-in-stem-advent-calendar-day-10-professor-euphemia-haynes/
Day 9 is Florence Violet McKenzie OBE! She was first Australian woman to earn an electrical engineering diploma, and the first to become a certified radio telegraphist #womeninSTEM https://findingada.com/blog/2018/12/09/women-in-stem-advent-calendar-day-9-florence-violet-mckenzie-obe/
Morning folks! Today on the calendar it's Aglaonice, who used her skill of predicting lunar eclipses to pretend she was bewitching the moon from the sky! #womeninSTEM https://findingada.com/blog/2018/12/08/women-in-stem-advent-calendar-day-8-aglaonice/
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She also wrote one of the earliest descriptions of the female orgasm, despite being a nun.
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