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Linda B. Buck, feliz por ser científica Por Teresa Nuño Angos

Linda B. Buck - Noble 2004 Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system"

Hedwig Conrad-Martius fue una filósofa alemana, parte del movimiento fenomenógico, y mística cristiana. Hedwig Martius fue una de las primeras mujeres en Alemania en realizar estudios universitarios.

Picture source: Edith Stein Picture source: Centro Risorse "I had given up practising my Jewish religion when I was a girl and d.

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China. Her most famous book was The Good Earth.

Archibald Vivian Hill, CH, OBE, FRS[1] (26 September 1886 – 3 June 1977), known as A. V. Hill, was an English physiologist, one of the founders of the diverse disciplines of biophysics and operations research. He shared the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his elucidation of the production of heat and mechanical work in muscles.[2][3]

Archibald Vivian Hill, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discovery relating to the production of heat in the muscle", metabolism, muscle physiology

Rachel Carson - Marine biologist, conservationist & native of Springdale Borough. Her book "Siilent Spring," published in 1962, documents the harmful effects of pesticides, especially on birds, and is credited with helping to launch the environmental movement. Her childhood home is now known as the Rachel Carson Homestead and is on the National Register of Historic Places. On Earth Day 2006, Allegheny County renamed the 9th Street Bridge in honor of her life & accomplishments.

Rachel Louise Carson (May 1907 – April was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

Pauli Murray was a civil and women’s rights activist. She coined the term “Jane Crow” to designate the was race and gender intersected to oppress black women. Some call her the queer foremother of intersectionality. Murray co-founded the National Organization for Women in 1966 and as well was a civil rights attorney and educator. In the late 1970s, she left academia to become an episcopal priest. Later she would be raised to Holy Men, Holy Women of the church (sainted).

Pauli Murray was a civil and women’s rights activist. She coined the term “Jane Crow” to designate the was race and gender intersected to oppress black women. Some call her the queer foremother of intersectionality. Murray co-founded the National Organization for Women in 1966 and as well was a civil rights attorney and educator. In the late 1970s, she left academia to become an episcopal priest. Later she would be raised to Holy Men, Holy Women of the church (sainted).

Noor Inayat Khan had the perfect international background to become a spy: her father was Indian and her mother was American, while she was born in Moscow and raised in London. She joined the SOE when the war broke out and was the first female radio operator sent into occupied France to aid the resistance there. She was executed with three other female SOE operatives in 1944. Noor Inayat Khan was awarded the George Cross, the UK's highest civilian honor.

Noor Inayat Khan, AKA "Nora Baker" and "Madeleine" SOE agent during the Second World War, she became the first female radio operator to be sent from Britain into occupied France to aid the French Resistance.

Krystyna Skarbek (1915 – 1952) was a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who became a legend in her own time for her daring exploits in intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. She was a British agent just months before the SOE was founded in July 1940 and had been the longest serving of all British women agents during World War II. Because of her influence the SOE began to recruit increasing numbers of women agents into the organization.

Krystyna Skarbek – a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent, legendary for daring intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. Longest serving British women agent during World War II.

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