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Top 5 women Innovators

Women are the part of nature. Innovation and creativity is naturally gifted to them and in spite

of the gift , we woman are not nurturing our strongest side and it is high time to realize and

invest our energies to the innovation , lets encourage ourselves with the innovation and stories of top 5 women Innovators of the world.

1. Marie Curie – Theory of Radioactivity

By the time Polish physicist Marie Curie was just 44 years old, she had laid out a theory of

radioactivity (a term that she coined), techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes, and the

discovery of two elements, polonium and radium. She was the first person in history to win two Nobel Prizes and the only person to win twice in multiple sciences.

2. Maria Beasley – The life raft

In 1882, US inventor Maria Beasely decided to stop people dying at sea. People have been

navigating the seas for millennia, but the lifeboats that existed at the time were not an effective product to help in the event of a SOS situations. Now, thanks to Maria,  thousands of lives have been saved, including an estimated 706 from when the Titanic sank.

3. Hedy Lamarr: Wireless transmission technology

 In 1941, During World War II, Lamar, who also happened to be a movie star, created a

frequency-hopping communication system that could guide torpedo’s without being detected.

Her groundbreaking work paved the way for the modern invention of WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth

4. Marion Donovan - Disposable diaper

In 1950,First inventing a leak-proof diaper covering, then a fully disposable diaper, Donovan

was intent on helping as many people as possible with her ingenuity. While it’s not surprising

that her inventions were completely ignored as “unnecessary and impractical” by the male

manufacturers she pitched them to, Donovan took matters into her own hands and sold them

straight to Saks Fifth Avenue.

5. Patricia Bath - Laser cataract surgery

In 1986, Bath’s patented Laserphaco Probe allows doctors to dissolve cataracts quickly and

painlessly before applying new lenses to patients' eyes. This technology is used worldwide to

prevent blindness due to cataracts.

Women’s should understand their true potential and start investing their time to creativity and

innovation to take the nation forward.

Reference: One,org and USA Today

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