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Elizabeth Blackwell, The First Female Physician In The United States And Europe

Across the U.S. and Europe, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell broke down barriers in the field of medicine as the first woman to acquire a medical degree and be credited as a doctor of medicine. She successfully forged an independent medical career for herself against oppressive odds, and actively advocated for female representation in the industry…

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Anne Wojcicki: From Genome To Billionaire

Anne Wojcicki joined the ranks of America’s most powerful women earlier this year as a newly minted “self-made billionaire” on Forbes’ venerable list. This status was earned after Wojcicki’s genetic testing startup 23andMe went public in a SPAC deal with Sir Richard Branson…

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Anna Bissell Holds The Title Of First Female CEO

Anna Sutherland Bissell was the first woman to hold the title of Chief Executive Officer in the United States, and impacted many aspects of modern business practices during her impressive career. Bissell’s youth was spent in Du Pere, Wisconsin, where she soaked up all of the formal education available to a young woman in the late 1800s…

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Maryam Mirzakhani: The Greatest Female Mathematician

Known as a trailblazer in the field of mathematics, Mirzakhani overcame great odds to become the only woman, and only Iranian, to receive the revered Fields Medal—considered the equivalent of a Nobel Prize for mathematics. Despite succumbing to breast cancer at the age of 40 in 2017, Mirzakhani shepherded in a new age of mathematics with her unprecedented work…

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Cathie Wood Makes Impressive Strides In The Financial Field

Master of the modern exchange-traded fund, CEO of Ark Invest, and top stock-picker Cathie Wood has sent a shockwave through the financial field with her focus on disruptive technologies. Wood has been universally recognized as an expert investor who founded and grew her own company, and she’s already made a lasting impact on the financial world…

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