Female inventors, scientists, and engineers have discovered countless revolutionary and life-changing inventions that have caused unprecedented breakthroughs in the history of the world.
A closer look at the history is enough to show us that women’s achievements have often been overlooked when it comes to handing out praise and recognition. Sadly, even in our days we often find that sometimes this can still be true.
Shaming, corruption, and painful socio-cultural eras in human history have caused some of those inventions and names of their inventors to remain without proper recognition, unable to come out to daylight.
For a long time, some female inventors have been forgotten and their inventions attributed to men. It’s about time we recognize the value that these incredible women in history have brought to science and other disciplines.
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