Picturing Women Inventors

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Picturing Women Inventors


March 3rd, 2021



Throughout American history, women with diverse backgrounds and interests created inventions that changed lives every day. But women haven’t always had equal opportunities to be inventors or received as much recognition. The Smithsonian and the United States Patent and Trademark Office present “Picturing Women Inventors,” a poster exhibition that explores the inventions of 19 highly accomplished American women. Astronauts, computer pioneers, and business women join athletes, engineers, and even teenagers in this remarkable group of inventors.

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