Talent 2030

Write about a female engineer/scientist/innovator who inspires you: Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin (Biological chemist) by Jasmine Staples, age 16 at St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy "My inspiration is the late Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Although this spectacular scientist is not admired or revered in modern culture she achieved something great – to this day she is the only British female scientist to be awarded the Nobel Prize. She was fascinated by science from a young [...]

Write about a female engineer/scientist/innovator who inspires you: Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson (Inventor of windscreen wipers) by Thomas Elder, age 12, Radnor House Sevenoaks "Mary Anderson was an inventor from Birmingham, Alabama. She was born on 19 February 1866, but it wasn’t until 1903 on a frosty day in New York that she came up with her invention. This would be something that would change cars forever and make it easier for drivers [...]

Write about a female engineer/scientist/innovator who inspires you: Dr Ann Tsukamoto

Dr Ann Tsukamoto (Scientist and stem cell researcher) By Katie Bye, age 12, Lisneal College "The person I have chosen to write about/who inspires me is Dr Ann Tsukamoto. Dr Tsukamoto is an inventor/scientist who was born in America in 1952. She received her doctorate degree from the University of California in Los Angeles, she is currently the EVP [Executive Vice President] - [...]

Write about a female engineer/scientist/innovator who inspires you: Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan

Katherine Goble Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan (Mathematicians and Aerospace engineers, NASA) By Ellie Purcell, age 15, King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls "Imagine a time when your skin tone dictated your future, your goals, your aspirations and ability to achieve. Imagine a period of time when your gender denied you the same rights as your peers. Unfortunately, this was the [...]