Learn about more she-roes and celebrate amazing women. All of these women are profiled in the book Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. We are proud to stand on their shoulders and honor their contributions.
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.
Yvonne C. Brill received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama in October 2011 "for innovation in rocket propulsion systems for geosynchronous." Other women have received these medals, also for groundbreaking accomplishments.
Knowing how important it is to write women back into history, I am pleased to be able to share the stories of great Delaware -- and American -- women, all of whom have a place in the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.