Women In STEAM Fields

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson


Physician and Suffragist with many firsts: the first woman to qualify in Britain as a physician and surgeon; the first dean of a British medical school (the London School of Medicine for Women), the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board (London School Board) and the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain (Mayor of Aldeburgh). She was also the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women ( New Hospital for Women and Children). More…