a pioneer for women in mathematics around the world. She was the first woman appointed to a full professorship in Northern Europe and was also one of the first women to work for a scientific journal as an editor
The Magnifying Glass Ceiling: The Plight of Women in Science
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (May 1900 – December was an English-American astronomer and astrophysicist who in 1925 proposed in her PhD thesis an explanation for the composition of stars in terms of the relative abundances of hydrogen and helium.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow... - Abraham Lincoln
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln, picture quote
In Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes,became the first African American woman to be appointed dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until
Sophie Mathematician Born Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya, she was the first woman in Northern Europe appointed as full professor. Her contributions to mathematics include signficant methods of analysis, mechanics, and various.