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Female Inventors

Why We Need Women's History Month, In One Brilliant Comic

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 03.03.2016 | Women

In celebration of Women's History Month, cartoonist and Tumblr user Rebecca Cohen posted an illustration that remembers some of the most inspiring fem...

11 Crucial Inventions You Can Thank Women For

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women

This Women's History Month, let's take a moment to think about where we'd be without the inventions of some brilliant female minds: Stuck in a burning...

Mothers Of Invention

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Kwolek was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for her invention of Kevlar. At the induction, she was escorted to the stage by a policeman whose Kevlar bulletproof vest had saved his life.

8 Awesome Things You Probably Didn't Know Were Invented By Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.20.2013 | Women

When someone says the word "inventor," prolific and history-making men like Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, George Washington Carver and Benjami...

Former Model Strikes It Big With Clever New Invention

Posted 06.19.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

Mothers of Invention -- Women Who Made it Happen

Marlo Thomas | Posted 05.05.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

I don't know what you'd do on your 63rd birthday, but I certainly wouldn't climb into a barrel and pitch myself over the edge of a deadly waterfall. But that's exactly what Annie Edson Taylor did. Was she proud of herself for her act of courage? Absolutely. Would she recommend it to others? Hardly.

One Woman's Egg-Cellent Idea Is Turning Her Into A Millionaire

Posted 01.09.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

4 Inventions You Might Not Know Were Made By Women

Karin Kamp | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Karin Kamp

Women are getting more patents than ever before -- but did you know women inventors were behind these products?