Women In STEAM Fields

Dorothy Hodgkin


Chemist and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry known for advancing X-ray crystallography a method used to determine the three-dimensional structures of molecules. Her most influential discoveries include the confirmation of the structure of penicillin and the structure of vitamin B12, for which she became the third woman to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. In 1969, she was able to decipher the structure of insulin. More…