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April 29, 2019

From: Latin Live  

At just 8 years old, Xóchitl Guadalupe Cruz has invented a device to help low-income families.

The little girl from Chiapas was recognized by UNAM's Institute of Nuclear Sciences for her outstanding scientific achievement.

At just 8 years old, Xóchitl h...

April 25, 2019

 Susanna Madora Kinsey Salter was born on March 2, 1860, near the unincorporated community of Lamira, in Smith Township, Belmont County, Ohio.  She was the daughter of Quaker colonists from England, Oliver Kinsey and Terissa Ann White Kinsey. 

When she was 12,...


Florence Bascom was highly encouraged to attend college in an era when it wasn't common. 

She would become a trailblazing geologist, who, in 1893, was the first woman to earn a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University and, in 1896, became the first woman employed...


She was born Anna Pauline Murray on November 20, 1910, in Baltimore, Maryland.  When Murray was three years old, her mother suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage on the family staircase and died on the spot. Pauli’s father, left alone with his grief and six ch...

April 8, 2019


Lavinia Lloyd Dock was a nurse and social reformer born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1858. From a well-to-do family, she chose to train as a nurse and after serving as a visiting nurse among the poor she compiled the first manual o...

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