7 Inspiring Scientists Who Happen To Be Women

These seven women have all overcome the odds to become leaders in their own fields.

AsianScientist (Mar. 8, 2017) – Even though women continue to be under-represented in the fields of science and technology, that hasn’t stopped the ones who have persisted from doing amazing things.

In celebration of International Women’s Day, here are seven outstanding scientists who have made significant contributions to their chosen fields—and just happen to be women.

1. The Stem Cell Pioneer Bringing Sight To The Blind

Professor Masayo Takahashi, who performed the world’s first induced pluripotent stem cell-derived transplant into humans, has a vision for stem cells in the clinic.

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