Women in Science Wednesday! June Etta Downey professor of philosophy and psychology at the University of Wyoming, was one of the first two women admitted in 1928 to membership in the Society of Experimental Psychologists.
Leta Hollingworth was an early American psychologist known for her research on giftedness and her empirical work to disprove the variability hypothesis and the belief in functional impairment during menstruation.
Jane Bolin - was the first African American female judge in the United States. She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale University School of Law and the first to be admitted to the New York City Bar Association.
Mary Louise Northway was a longtime faculty member of the University of Toronto's department of psychology and member of the institution's Institute of Child Study. She was a pioneering researcher in the sociometry of childhood.
Botanist Mary Agnes Chase funded hr field work in S-Am when it was "inappropriate" 4 women so
Joyce Jacobson Kaufman introducer of concept called conformational topology. worked on All-valence-electron, Three-dimensional quantum-chemical calculations, Clinical effects of tranquilizers and narcotic drugs
Florence, Alabama native Dr. Dorrit Hoffleit was an astronomer, educator, and science historian. Her more than 600 catalogues, books, articles, book reviews, and news columns cover myriad aspects of astronomy, from variable stars (stars that change brightness over time) and stellar properties to meteor showers, quasars, and rocketry. She also made important contributions to the history of astronomy, especially on the role and work of women in the field.
Female physicists are my heroes! In Chien-shiung Wu was considered one of the world's foremost experimental physicists and her team's experiments confirmed the theory of sub-atomic behavior known as "weak interaction.