Thanks to the wonderful 2016 film Hidden Figures, you probably know about women — such as Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson & Dorothy Vaughn — who worked for NASA and made it possible for the U.S. to not only enter the “Space Race” but land a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s….
But did you know that even though Blackwell struggled to find work as a physician, she nonetheless drew on her determination and co-founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children in 1857 and the Women’s Medical College in 1867.
But did you know that during WWII, Hedy invented a way for the command signal to jump around on different radio frequencies? Hedy’s invention became the basis of today’s wireless communication , particularly Wi-Fi and bluetooth.
If you are reading this blog, you probably know that this is the third in our series celebrating Women’s History Month…
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