ACS has selected a few of many distinguished women scientists (some still unknown) in history whose dedication and determination in the midst of gender discrimination led to some of the most important discoveries that have transformed our lives.
Archive with links to 83 webpages for 20th century women who have made original and important contribution to physics. The webpages are researched, archived and documented data setting forth some of the major scientific achievements. Contemporary women whose contributions are post 1976 are not included.
The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. The website is a service of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and grew out of the work of the NAE Committee on the Diversity of the Engineering Workforce.