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Women in STEM report pressure to fill traditionally feminine roles. Asian-Americans report the most backlash for assertive, self-promoting behaviours.

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Almost half of black and latina women in STEM fields have been mistaken for a janitor or admin staff in their own offices.

Marie Tharp

1920-2006, USA
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– Created the 1st map of the entire ocean floor.
– Her work was an important part of the highly controversial theory of continental drift.
– Was once fired for “girl talk” and defending her science.

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Marie Tharp (July 30, 1920 – August 23, 2006) was an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer who, in partnership with Bruce Heezen, created the first scientific map of the entire ocean floor. Tharp’s work revealed the presence of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, causing a paradigm shift in earth science that led to acceptance of the theories […] read more

Lise Meitner

1878-1968, Sweden/Austria
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– Helped lead the research group that discovered the nuclear fission of uranium.
– This work formed the basis for nuclear weapons.
– Unjustly snubbed for a Nobel Prize on this work (her research partner, Otto Hahn, did receive the prize).

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Lise Meitner (English /ˈliːzə ˈmaɪtnər/; 7 November 1878 – 27 October 1968) was an Austrian-Swedish physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Otto Hahn and Meitner led the small group of scientists who first discovered nuclear fission of uranium when it absorbed an extra neutron; the results were published in early 1939.[4][5] Meitner and […] read more

Elsie MacGill

1905-1980, Canada
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– World’s first female aircraft designer.
– Designed and built the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft during World War II.
– Commissioner on the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada, published in 1970.

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Elizabeth Muriel Gregory “Elsie” MacGill, OC (March 27, 1905 – November 4, 1980), known as the “Queen of the Hurricanes”, was the world’s first woman to earn an aeronautical engineering degree. She worked as an aeronautical engineer during the Second World War and did much to make Canada a powerhouse of aircraft construction during her […] read more

Alice Hamilton

1869-1970, USA
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– Established the field of industrial hygiene and occupational epidemiology.
– Work led to major legal, economic and social change.
– First woman faculty member at Harvard University.

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Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869 – September 22, 1970) was a leading expert in the field of occupational health and the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University. She was a pioneer in the field of toxicology, studying occupational illnesses and the dangerous effects of industrial metals and chemical compounds on the human […] read more