Here is a collection of stories about women scientists and students around the world. FabFems also has a great collection. Check out this blog about the women scientists who work onboard the NOAA ships surveying the oceans too.
- Anupama Redmond – computer whiz and programmer, read why she tells her daughters they need to learn to program whether or not they decide to work in software
- Clara – this 11 year old named the Curiosity Mars rover
- Deepika Kurup – 14 year old top young scientist of the year
- Ellen Swallow Richards – ecologist, first woman admitted to MIT
- Eugenie Clark – shark biologist
- Kathleen Pryer – biologist, pop culture enthusiast, discover of Lady Gaga ferns (video)
- Mireya Mayor – primatologist, former NFL cheerleader (video)
- Nancy Rabalais – marine ecologist (video)
- Sylvia Earle – oceanographer
Ed Young gives a great starter list for women in science writing to follow in celebration of Ada Lovelace Day.
Learn more about other real women in science by following #realwomeninscience on Twitter.