Women have excelled throughout history thanks to their creativity and commitment and many have changed the world we live in. Few people are aware, though, that it was a woman who invented WiFi. Hedy Lamarr is one example among many of women advancing the fields of science and technology.
Some of the most recognized women scientists, and women’s inventions and discoveries, include:
• Hedy Lamarr – WiFi
• Marion Donovan – Disposable diapers
• Melitta Bentz – Coffee filters
• Gladis Aparicio – A material inspired by cobwebs that conducts electricity