Annie’s STEM Lab: Women in Engineering Day

by Annie Savinon

A noteworthy holiday in June is celebrated on June 23rd, called Women in Engineering Day! This holiday is to recognize all the women who have contributed their efforts in engineering and invention! This holiday also has the intention to raise awareness and hope to attract more females to this amazing career field! Let’s look at some amazing women who deserve a round of applause!

Edith Clarke is known to be the very first female engineer! She created the very first calculator! That invention sure saves us a lot of time! Thank you, Edith!

Marissa Mayer is currently known as one of the most powerful businesswomen in the world! She was the first female engineer to join Google, and the first female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Yahoo!

Patricia Bath was the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent! She was the brain behind the treatment and removal of cataracts!

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Join us in the Tinkering Tank on Friday June 23rd to create your own summer-themed invention in honor of this day!

Upcoming Hours - OPEN: 7/17-22 | CLOSED: 7/23, 7/30