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La cristalografía, una desconocida que ha cambiado nuestro mundo

Professor Dorothy Hodgkin, Nobel Prize winner for Science, for her work on vitamins

Almost  70 years ago Lorna Johnston's life was hell ... as a prisoner of war in Yokohoma, Japan, surviving on eating the glue off envelopes. The 96-year-old Kohimarama resident is the only survivor of a group of 76 Australian POW nurses and is returning to Japan, the country that caused her so much pain, this time for an official apology.

Almost 70 years ago Lorna Johnston's life was hell . as a prisoner of war in Yokohoma, Japan, surviving on eating the glue off envelopes. The Kohimarama resident is the only survivor of a group of 76 Australian POW nurses.

Os 10 Livros mais polêmicos de sempre

Os 10 Livros mais polêmicos de sempre

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in 1942, there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of Bataan (sometimes even referred to as the Battling Belles of Bataan) who, despite being prisoners of war, continued to serve as an active nursing unit until their liberation in February 1945.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of.

Jessie Lee of Murrayville, B.C. took a rigorous three-year training program at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. She graduated in September 1939, the same day that Canada declared war against Germany. She became a military nurse and cared for wounded Canadians in England, Italy and Holland. For more: www.elinorflorence.com/blog/canadian-nurses-wartime.

Jessie Lee of Murrayville, B. took a rigorous three-year training program at…

Desolated by her husband’s suicide in 1930, she forged her own new purpose in life. She spent over a year assembling a collection of favorite recipes & named it in a way that defied grief: The Joy of Cooking, written by amateur cook, Irma von Starkloff Rombauer. For several years she sold copies of her book out of her apartment, while rethinking the business of recipe writing. She hit on a novel format with ingredient lists worked into the directions, now known as the action method.

The Joy of Cooking, written by amateur cook, Irma von Starkloff Rombauer- her story

Brilliant feminist Gloria Steinem.  My favorite quote: “We are becoming the men we wanted to marry”.

gloria steinem, american feminist, journalist, & social and political activist

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

History: Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

Catherine Hamlin- Australian OBGYN famous for her work with poor, abandoned Ethiopian women suffering from a devastating childbirth injury, obstetric fistula, which often results in stillbirth & is catastrophic for women, rendering them incontinent. These women are  young, poor & abandoned. She co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital with her late husband & pioneered a surgical technique over 40 yrs ago that is still used today. Over 35k patients have benefited from her care which is…

Catherine Hamlin- Australian OBGYN famous for her work with poor, abandoned Ethiopian women suffering from a devastating childbirth injury

America's first woman filmmaker, Lois Weber (1881-1939) began her career as an actress, but in 1913 she began directing films and by 1916, working at Universal, she was one of the highest paid directors in the world.  In 1917 she formed her own production company, and her career flourished until the early 1920's.  Her films, which focused on such controversial and serious issues as birth control and abortion, brought her into constant conflict with distributors.

America's first woman filmmaker, Lois Weber began her career as an actress; in 1913 she began directing films ; by in Universal, she was one of the highest paid directors in the world. In 1917 she formed her own production company.

Women in Science – 51 Historical Vintage Pictures of American Female Scientists at Work  http://www.vintag.es/2016/03/women-in-science-51-historical-vintage.html

These female scientists are not only beautiful, but also intelligent! Anatomist Miriam Elizabeth Simpson working with micro.

Of her life's work, cultural anthropologist, museum curator and feminist scholar Margaret Mead once said, "I have spent most of my life studying the lives of other peoples — faraway peoples — so that Americans might better understand themselves." Mead's professor and mentor Franz Boas is credited with the concept of cultural relativism in American anthropology, but it was Mead who truly eradicated the concept of the "savage" through her extensive fieldwork in the Pacific.

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Of her life's work, cultural anthropologist, museum curator and feminist scholar Margaret Mead once said, "I have spent most of my life studying the lives of other peoples — faraway peoples — so that Americans might better understand themselves.

The first womens drug store in Russia

The first womens drug store in Russia

Maria Sibylla Merian - a fine painter and superb naturalist, one of the first woman scientists we know of.

Women and the Garden: Maria Sibylla Merian, illustrator and naturalist, Swiss , April Jan.

Dr. Darleane Hoffman is among the researchers who confirmed the existence of Seaborgium — aka element 106. She also made a key discovery about nuclear fission.

Darleane Hoffman is among the researchers who confirmed the existence of Seaborgium — aka element She also made a key discovery about nuclear fission.

Bacteriologist Dr. Ida A. Bengtson (1881-1952) was one of the first female scientist employed by the Hygienic Laboratory of the Public Health Service.

Ida A. Bengtson was one of the first female scientist employed by the Hygienic Laboratory of the Public Health Service, later the National Institutes of Health.

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