Notable Women in Science – GeekGirlCon ’14 panel recap

16 Notable Scientists: a slide show
This post originally appeared on the Double X Science blog.

On Saturday, October 11, I presented the Double X Science Notable Women in Science series at GeekGirlCon ‘14. Thanks to everyone who were able to attend GeekGirlCon and attended the panel! There were around 50 people attending, despite stiff competition.

I prepared about 25 women to cover at GeekGirlCon, and managed to get through about 16. Some of these women I’ve covered on the blog and some were new.

The women I managed to cover in the short 50 minutes we had were:
Alice Ball
Margaret Eliza Maltby
Jewel Plummer Cobb – Not covered on the blog yet
Kalpana Chawla
Marie Maynard Daily
Leona Woods Marshall Libby
Gertrude Erika Perlmann
Lise Meitner
Mary Letitia Caldwell
Maria Mitchell
Betty Sullivan – Not covered on the blog yet
Roger Arliner Young – Not covered on the blog yet
Emma Perry Carr
Annie Jump Canon – Not covered on the blog yet
Chien-Shiung Wu
Ruby Hirose

I invited members of the audience to come up and speak on women they wanted.Vera Rubin and Marie Curie were the two brought up.

Notable Women in Science covered


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