10 of History's Greatest Women Inventors You Should Know

Design News is honoring some of history's most prominent female inventors.

Chris Wiltz

June 23, 2019

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Did you know a Hollywood actress revolutionized wireless communications? Or that the first computer programmer was a woman? Many of these women didn't get credit for their work until long after their deaths, but their contributions and inventions have shaped technologies that have changed our lives and the course of history.

Click through the slideshow to meet 10 of history's greatest female inventors.


Chris Wiltz is a Senior Editor at  Design News covering emerging technologies including AI, VR/AR, blockchain, and robotics.



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