Women Who Invent

Grace Murray Hopper Invents the Computer Compiler, 1943

By |September 25th, 2017|

Computer technology took a huge leap forward when American and pioneer computer scientist Grace Murray Hopper invented the first compiler, which laid the ground work […]

Google Science Fair Winner Hayley Todesco

By |September 9th, 2017|

Congratulations Hayley Todesco! This 18 year-old from Calgary, Alberta is the 2014 Google Science Fair winner in the 17-18 year-old category. AND, in another competition, […]

Margaret Knight Invents a Machine to Make Flat Bottom Paper Bags

By |September 8th, 2017|

From a very young age, American Margaret Knight (1838-1914) liked to build things. She came up with her first invention when she was just twelve […]

GoldieBlox: Move over boys, girls build too!

By |December 30th, 2016|

I’m so glad that GoldieBlox was invented. A couple of years ago I attended my niece’s graduation ceremony. She had just completed an undergraduate degree […]

Elsie MacGill Invents New Airplane

By |November 30th, 2016|

Elsie MacGill once said, “I was always a sort of Miss Fix-it around the house. I was interested in radio work so I started out […]