Women In STEAM Fields

Sofia Kovalevskaya


Mathematician who made noteworthy contributions to analysis, partial differential equations and mechanics in mathematics. She was a pioneer for women in mathematics around the world with many firsts including: the first woman to obtain a doctorate (in the modern sense) in mathematics; the first woman appointed to a full professorship in Northern Europe and one of the first women to work for a scientific journal as an editor. Moreā€¦