She was from a close knit family, especially to her mother, and the eldest of five children. In 1880, when she was seventeen, she moved to Newton, Massachusetts where her family built a home that she lived in the rest of her life. Her father, knowing the education that women received, decided to design and supervise Mary's education. This enabled her to enter Smith College in 1882 with advanced standing as a sophomore. However, in 1893, an experience that permanently influenced her thinking and character, was the death of her sister, Maude.
In 1918 she ended up proving two theorems which were a fundamental need f... ... middle of paper ... ...acknowledged as the greatest women mathematician of the 1900’s, even though she had to go through many obstacles and chauvinism. She was the first women to be accepted into a major college. She proved many of the stereotypes that women were considered to be erroneous, which in the long run also made her a famous person. She was the one who discovered the associative law, commutative law, and the distributive law. These are the Laws that make the basics for Algebra, Geometry, and Basic math.
She was an inspiration to many and never let anyone stop her. She always excelled at her studies and research, which has made her such a prominent figure in medicine. Conclusions Elion died February 21, 1999 in Chapel Hill, NC unexpectedly. She had an impressive, very involved career and inspired many. She took her research very seriously and still was thought of by her “infectious mile and boundless curiosity” (Nature Obituary) Serving on dozen of committees and boards and discovering several medications will not be all she left behind, she was a wonderful lady who changed the face of science for woman at a time when all women were were homemakers.
He was Cyrus Peirce, the founder of the first normal school in America, nowadays called a teacher's college. When she was seventeen she decided to open a school of her own. She rented a room and put an advertisement in the newspaper. The school closed after a year when Maria was offered a job as a librarian of Nantucket's Atheneum Library. This job was perfect for her, because she was earning a good salary and had time to study and read books.
Their formuals might not be the most famous and widely used however these three women paved a way for many women today in the field of mathematics. Despite the low numbers of women in the math world, the women that do succeed make an impact that will not be forgotten.
Before her journey into space, she was a top ranking tennis player who many professionals envied (Stone, 97). She was a professor to many students at UCSD where she taught in the sciences, inspiring many young minds (Stone, 97). She wrote five science books for children to describe her adventures in space and the future of science
She has proven over the years that she deserves her place as one of the world's most knowledgeable and renowned female mathematicians. One of the things that make her such a good role model for young women is the fact that she herself comes from a humble background. She was born and raised on Pelham Parkway in the Bronx and she was the youngest daughter in a family of four. Her parents and older sibling were all well educated with her father working as a accountant and her mother and older sister having majored in mathematics while in school. Perhaps this is the reason why she herself chose to pursue mathematics as a career choice (The Poster Project Biographies).
Even though Math is not spoken of with every thing you do, math exists everywhere. Evelyn Boyd was born on May 1,1924 in the city of Washington D.C to the parents, William Boyd and Julia Boyd. Once she started her school career in the junior high, she graduated being the salutatorian of her class. Once she graduated from junior high school and entering high school, from then she was one out of five valedictorians from Dunbar High School. Being a young African-American woman in the 1940s, there were not a lot of African-Americans in college, so she decided to take that step and entered college.
She encouraged young girls to make an impact and take important jobs in the areas of math and science. She left a legacy as America’s symbol of women’s equality. The early life of Sally Ride was tormented by barriers, but she managed to become a strong woman who was ready to change the world (CD). To begin with, she was introduced to the barrier or “glass
Because of this, she was taught to be a mathematician and scientist. Ada at the age of 19 was having dinner at her friends’ house when she first heard of Babbage’s idea to invent a new calculating engine. According to Toole, “Babbage wanted a calculating engine that could not only foresee but could act on that foresight” (2000). Ada was very intrigued by his ideas and began a friendship with Babbage shortly after. “Ada predicted that a machine l... ... middle of paper ... ... Each one of these women has had a tremendous role with computer advancement and deserves equal recognition for their accomplishments.