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Phenomenal Females – Inventors that the world should know about

microscopeIn light of International Women’s Day, we would like to pay tribute to some incredible inventors throughout history, who just happen to be women.

Shockingly, although 46% of the UK workforce is female, only 15.5% of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) workforce are women, with only 8% female engineering professionals. One possible reason for this is the lack of awareness of female role models in STEM occupations.

Here we present our list of female inventors we think the world should know about. (more…)