Women In STEAM Fields

Laura Esther Rodriguez Dulanto


Physician who was the first Peruvian woman to attend college as well as the first female physician in Peru’s history. She specialized in gynecology, publishing papers on ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids. She went on to co-found Peru’s first nursing school, teaching anatomy, physiology and hygiene, and paving the way for other women to pursue careers in medicine. More…