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Women-Made Inventions For Everyone

Women have added a lot to our society. From science to medicine women have put in work.  During this Women’s History Month, let’s look at some of the best inventions made by women: 

1. Car Heater — Margaret Wilcox

Margaret Wilcox invented central car heating in 1893. As a result we can stay cozy in our vehicles. 

2. Fire Escape — Anna Connelly

Anna Connelly invented the fire escape in 1887, saving many lives. Because of her living in apartments has been much safer.

3. Laser Cataract Surgery–Patricia Bath

Patricia Bath finished her laser cataract patent in 1986. Due to her invention thousands of people can still see. 

4. Computer Algorithm-Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace wrote the first “computer” program in the 1840s. Her work helps computer scientists write programs till this day.

5. Circular Saw–Tabitha Babbitt

Tabitha Babbitt is known for inventing the circle saw. During the year 1813 everyone praised her for inventing the convenient tool.

6. Dishwasher–Josephine Cochrane 

Josephine Cochrane invented the dishwasher in 1886. Since then chores have been way easier.

7. Medical Syringe–Letitia Geer

Letitia Geer invented medical syringes that were clean and easy to use in 1899. Due to her invention hospitals are much safer.

8. Bulletproof Vests–Stephanie Kwolek

Stephanie Kwolek discovered Kevlar fabric in 1965. Because of her discoveries we have bulletproof jackets and vests.

9. Windshield Wiper–Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson invented the windshield wiper In 1903. As a result all cars use her invention.

Without women in science, our lives would be much less safe, convenient, and enjoyable. 

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