Women have added a lot to our society. From science to medicine women have put in work. During this Women’s History Month, let’s look at some of the best inventions made by women:
1. Car Heater: Margaret Wilcox
Margaret Wilcox invented central car heating in 1893. As a result we can stay cozy in our vehicles.
2. Fire Escape: Anna Connelly
Anna Connelly invented the fire escape in 1887, saving many lives. Because of her living in apartments has been much safer.
3. Laser Cataract Surgery: Patricia Bath
Patricia Bath finished her laser cataract patent in 1986. Due to her invention thousands of people can still see.
4. Computer Algorithm: Ada Lovelace
Ada Lovelace wrote the first “computer” program in the 1840s. Her work helps computer scientists write programs till this day.
5. Circular Saw: Tabitha Babbitt
Tabitha Babbitt is known for inventing the circle saw. During the year 1813 everyone praised her for inventing the convenient tool.
6. Dishwasher: Josephine Cochrane
Josephine Cochrane invented the dishwasher in 1886. Since then chores have been way easier.
7. Medical Syringe: Letitia Geer
Letitia Geer invented medical syringes that were clean and easy to use in 1899. Due to her invention hospitals are much safer.
8. Bulletproof Vests: Stephanie Kwolek
Stephanie Kwolek discovered Kevlar fabric in 1965. Because of her discoveries we have bulletproof jackets and vests.
9. Windshield Wiper: Mary Anderson
Mary Anderson invented the windshield wiper In 1903. As a result all cars use her invention.
Without women in science, our lives would be much less safe, convenient, and enjoyable.