Life-changing inventions made by women. For everyone. By women. Women make up less than 10% of the developer workforce. These women overcame those odds to build intuitive, innovative inventions that solve problems, break down barriers and bring joy.
During Women’s History Month we shined the spotlight on women who …
Josephine Cochrane who Patented the Dishwasher.
Florence Parpart – Patented the Modern Refrigerator
Hedy Lamarr who revolutionize communication; WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth.
Marie Curie – Inventor: Awarded Nobel Prize twice. Discovery radium and polonium to kill tumors.
Lillian Gilbreth – Inventor: foot-pedal trash can, shelves inside of refrigerators (including butter tray & egg keeper), and wall-light switches.
Sarah Goode first African-American woman to receive a United States patent, folding cabinet bed.
Ruth Wakefield, inventor of chocolate chip cookie.
Estée Lauder founder of Estée Lauder brand and invented “Gift With Purchase” — standard industry practice
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