# womensmonth Marie Curie (1867 -1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences. She was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris. #science#math#educateandinapire
#womensmonth Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) Was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's invention the Analytical Engine. She was the first to recognize that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and published the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine. As a result, she is sometimes regarded as the first to recognize the full potential of a "computing machine" and the first computer programmer #science#math#educateandinspire
Women's Month continues! Math/sciences are still not considered legitimate careers path for women to this day. These these amazing scientists/inventors worked against great odds to not only succeed for themselves but to make the world a better place
For today's Monday Act of Kindness we recognize the generosity of Pastor Donald Parish Junior and the 600 men who responded to his call to mentor the young men of Billy Dade Middle School in South Texas. It was an attempt to help fill seats at the schools first “Breakfast with Dads” event as school administrators had concerns no one would show up.“We know that the majority of our students were not going to have dads present,” Parish said. “Many students don’t have any males figures around.” So Pastor Parish posted a note on Facebook hoping to have 60 men respond. 600 showed up!!
#womensmonth#nextgeneration : Erin Jackson (Born 1992) is an American speedskater and inline skater. She qualified for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland where she competed in inline speed skating in various distances on road and track. She also qualified to compete in the 500 meters long track speed skating event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Jackson is also known for her Roller Derby career with the Jacksonville RollerGirls. #inspire#makeadifference
#womensmonth#nextheneration : Mia Hamm (Born 1972) is a retired professional soccer player, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion. she played as a forward for the United States women's national soccer team from 1987–2004. Hamm was the face of the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA), the first professional women's soccer league in the United States and is considered a female soccer icon. #inspire#makeadifference
#nextgeneration#womensmonth : Ashley Fiolek (Born 1990) is a Women’s Motocross (WMX) champion winner in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012. Fiolek is culturally deaf and communicates using sign language. Since retiring from motocross as a competitative sport, Fiolek began to work as a motorcycle stunt performer. She was the first deaf person to be featured on Conan, and has been an inspiration to many.
#womensmonth#nextgeneration : Yusra Mardini (Born 1998) is a Syrian swimmer who is a member of the Refugee Olympic Athletics Team that competed under the Olympic flag in 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. In April 2017 Mardini was appointed a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador #inspire#makeachange
#womensmonth#celebratewomen Mary Kom (Born 1982) is an Indian Olympic boxer. Kom is a 5 time World Amateur Boxing Champion and the only woman boxer win a model in each one of the six world championships. Nicknamed “Magnificent Mary” she is the only Indian woman boxer to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics. In March 2017 Kom was appointed as a national observer of Boxing by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports within the Indian Government. #nextgeneration#makingadifference
#womensmonth#celebratewomen : The Williams Sisters (Venus born 1980 and Serena born 1981). Venus Williams is a 7 time Grand Slam title winner in women’s tennis singles, and Serena a 23 time winner. The Williams sisters have big personalities have become modern day role models for aspiring athletes around the world. #inspire