As Silicon Republic's Women Invent Tomorrow campaign launches for a second year, we publish Part 1 of our listing of some of the leading women in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths.
Sunita Williams holds the record for the longest space flight by a women, number of spacewalks for a female, and most spacewalk time. Sunita Williams is the only women to be commander of the International Space Station and is a U.
Katherine Johnson (born iAfrican-American physicist, space scientist, and mathematician who contributed to America's aeronautics and space programs with the early application of digital electronic computers at NASA. Known for accuracy in computerize
Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers.
Antonia Coello Novello, M., (born August is a Puerto Rican physician and public health administrator. She was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and served as fourteenth Surgeon General of the United States from 1990 to