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Women in STEM: Welcome

women in STEM

Welcome to Duquesne University's Women in STEM guide. This guide features the many women at Duquesne and elsewhere who are making (or have made)

a difference in the STEM fields. Know someone who should be featured on this guide? Email me and let me know so I can add her!

public domain photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston

This guide profiles many women in STEM fields, including Ruby Hirose, Marie Maynard Daly, Margaret Hamilton, Katherine Johnson, and Lise Meitner.

public domain images: Hirose; Daly; Hamilton; Johnson; Meitner

find books and articles

Gumberg Library has lots of resources for learning more about women's contributions to STEM fields.

To find print books, click the following links:

Women scientists

Women scientists -- History

Women in science

Women in engineering

Women in technology

Women in mathematics

Women computer programmers

Women inventors

Women computer scientists

Prefer e-books?

  • Search DUQSearch and limit the source type to eBooks.

Looking for journal articles?

  • Search DUQSearch and limit the source type to Academic Journals.


  • You can also click on the following links:

"Women in science" in GreenFILE

Women AND engineer* in Academic Search Elite

Women AND (computer science OR computer program*) in Academic Search Elite

  •  Or, search in individual databases:

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This work by Rebekah Miller is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license; CC BY-NC 4.0 

selected books at Gumberg

Click on each book to see details.