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Mary Somerville, the Rose of Jedburgh

Mary Somerville, the Rose of Jedburgh

August 27, 2020 Engineering Highlight, Mary Somerville Today’s highlight brought to you by DesignMakePlay recognizes Scottish science writer and polymath Mary Sommerville (1780-1872). Born in 1780, Sommerville is the person we can all thank for coining the term “scientist”. Her aptitude for math and reading led her down a path that would ordain her as one of […]

1MWIS, Inspiring The Next Generation of Women One Role Model At a Time

1MWIS, Inspiring The Next Generation of Women One Role Model At a Time

August 26, 2020 Guest, Shamira Sanghrajka Originally from the United Kingdom, Shamira Sanghrajka has received national and industry-wide recognition for her work promoting diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Currently an MBA student at Wharton School of Business and co-founder of 1 Million Women in STEM (1MWIS), her mission is simple: to highlight […]

Ada Lovelac, first programmer

Ada Lovelac, first programmer

August 21, 2020 Engineer tribute, Ada Lovelace The Countess of Lovelace, more commonly known by her given name Ada, was an English born mathematician and writer. Armed with an incredible imagination and mechanical ingenuity, she is primarily known for her work on the world’s first computer program. Lovelace was brilliant to say the least, and […]