Marie Schneiderová-Zubaníková #ALD22 @findingada

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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[3] 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.[4]

Learn more and check out The Women at the First Czech Technical Academy


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