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Dr Elizabeth Blackwell (1821–1910)English-born physician Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female MD in the United States. Rejected by many medical schools due to her gender, she ended up getting a place at the Geneva Medical College in New York, where she had to put up with a lot of douchebag classmates and a professor who thought she should leave the room for lectures on reproductive anatomy in order to protect her “delicate sensibilities”.

Dr Elizabeth Blackwell (1821–1910)English-born physician Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female MD in the United States. Rejected by many medical schools due to her gender, she ended up getting a place at the Geneva Medical College in New York, where she had to put up with a lot of douchebag classmates and a professor who thought she should leave the room for lectures on reproductive anatomy in order to protect her “delicate sensibilities”.

Debunking Larry Sumner's unfortunate comment about science&engineering being less suited to women innate abilities.

Debunking Larry Sumner's unfortunate comment about science&engineering being less suited to women innate abilities.

Dr. Ida Scudder, 1870-1960, founder of the CMC in Vellore, India. Unable to help three women who died in childbirth, she dedicated her life to the plight of Indian women and the fight against bubonic plague, cholera and leprosy. Graduated Cornell Medical College in the first class to accept women. In two years she treated 5,000 patients. She opened the Mary Taber Schell Hospital in 1902 and later opened a medical school for girls.

Dr. Ida Scudder, 1870-1960, founder of the CMC in Vellore, India. Unable to help three women who died in childbirth, she dedicated her life to the plight of Indian women and the fight against bubonic plague, cholera and leprosy. Graduated Cornell Medical College in the first class to accept women. In two years she treated 5,000 patients. She opened the Mary Taber Schell Hospital in 1902 and later opened a medical school for girls.

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Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him. 1st black pilot with Continental Airlines who had to go through the Supreme Court to get the job. Marlon Dewitt Green (June 6, 1929 – July 6, 2009) was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry..

Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him

Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him. 1st black pilot with Continental Airlines who had to go through the Supreme Court to get the job. Marlon Dewitt Green (June 6, 1929 – July 6, 2009) was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry..

Marie Mitchell was the first American woman astronomer.  In 1865, she became the first astronomy professor, male or female, at Vassar College.

Marie Mitchell was the first American woman astronomer. In 1865, she became the first astronomy professor, male or female, at Vassar College.

10 Things Every College Professor Hates - Business Insider

10 Things Every College Professor Hates

10 Things Every College Professor Hates - Business Insider

This once-popular major is now considered a questionable choice. Here's why focusing on English language studies is a smart decision. #college #English #education

Why majoring in English is (still) a great choice

This once-popular major is now considered a questionable choice. Here's why focusing on English language studies is a smart decision. #college #English #education

English travel writer and explorer Rosita Forbes. From 1920 to 1921, she was the first European woman to vist the Kufra Oasis in Libya.

English travel writer and explorer Rosita Forbes. From 1920 to 1921, she was the first European woman to vist the Kufra Oasis in Libya.

That Time Badass Queen Elizabeth...

That Time Badass Queen Elizabeth...

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