Okay, it’s only taken me almost a year but here is another list!

  1. Florence Bascom (1862-1945) Geologist
  2. Jewel Plummer Cobb (1924-Present) Cell Biologist
  3. Irene Joliot Curie (1897-1956) Chemist
  4. Gertrude B. Elion (1918-1999) Chemist and Pharmacologist
  5. Dian Fossey (1932-1985) Anthropologist and Primatologist
  6. Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (1900-1979) Astronomer
  7. Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972) Industrial Engineer
  8. Olive Clio Hazlett (1890-1974) Mathematician
  9. Ida Hyde (1857-1945) Physiologist
  10. Shirley Ann Jackson (1946-Present) Theoretical Physicist

And I’m willing to be you’ve only heard of one or two of these women, if that! To find out more about the women on this list, go to the Eastern Illinois University website containing biographies of these and other women of science http://www.eiu.edu/wism/about_biographies.php