A diverse compendium of biographies of leading American women in the field of technology.
American Women in Technology: An Encyclopedia tells the fascinating story of women's contributions to numerous fields, including aerospace, engineering, information technology, telecommunications, and medical technology. Entries focus on technological events that opened scientific areas to women, biographies of women who made important contributions to technology, and organizations that aided women to enter specialties ranging from astrophysics and aerospace to telecommunications and textiles.
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