Online Buzz: Women Inventors Who Changed Our Lives

Today's budding female scientists can take inspiration from the innovative women who came before them.

Little girl doing a science experiement

These days, more women than ever are entering the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering and math. Many unheralded pioneers of science and technology paved the way for them.

In the Right at Home blog, meet Marion Donovan, who invented a better diaper … Katharine Burr Blodgett, who developed non-reflective glass … Grace Murray Hopper, a computer pioneer … Margaret Knight, who won a court battle to claim her patent for a machine that makes flat-bottomed bags … and Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar.

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