On 30 June 1923, Marie Schneiderová-Zubaníková became the first woman in Czechoslovakia to graduate in civil engineering, from the Czech Technical University in Prague. After finishing school she was sent to the United States of America by Masaryk Academy of Labour. She worked as a designer in the architectural department of Sears Roebuck & Co from 1925 to 1929 in Chicago. In 1928 she was elected as a Vice-President of American Association of Czechoslovak Engineers! Learn more from Wikipedia!
Marie Zubaníková was born on 14 March 1900 in České Budějovice to Božena Zubaníková-Váňová and Bohumil Zubaník, chief engineer of the state railways in České Budějovice.
On 30 June 1923, she became the first woman in Czechoslovakia to graduate in civil engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague. Her degree course covered physics and chemistry, geology, meteorology and climatology, technical drawing, hydraulics, general machine science, maths, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, statics and dynamics, geodesy, building construction, road construction and earthworks, railway construction, tunnel construction, water construction and bridge construction, public law, and national economics.
Happy Ada Lovelace Day! Today, in honor of Ada Lovelace, the world celebrates all of the accomplishments of women in science, art, design, technology, engineering, and math. Each year, Adafruit highlights a number of women who are pioneering their fields and inspiring women of all ages to make their voices heard. Today we will be sharing the stories of women that we think are modern day “Adas” alongside historical women that have made impacts in science and math.
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