International Woman’s Day a great time to honour womankind ❤
Hello, and happy International Women’s Day!
In the spirit of International Women’s Day today, I thought I’d write a follow up post on my IWD post from last year where I talked a bit about Ada Lovelace, Katherine Johnson, and Grace Hopper.
This year I’m going to write about 3 more inspirational women who made waves in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
1. Rebecca Cole Second female African American doctorintheUS
Rebecca Cole was born in 1846 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the US, the second eldest of five children.
Cole faced gender and racial barriers to get an education in medicine and subsequently work as a physician, as well as raising 5 children, and spent the majority of her career providing care to poor women and children.
Despite practising medicine for 50 years, not a lot of information on her remains so I wasn’t able to find…
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