Monthly Archives: February 2013

Naomi Rosenhaus Yager

This picture of Naomi Yager (1947, age ~25) has a great caption from the photo album: Naomi Hamermesh contributed this post about her grandmother, Naomi: My grandma, Naomi Yager earned a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics and a master’s in … Continue reading

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Jean Ferguson Platt

Jean Platt was trained in mathematics and deeply involved in the founding of Harvey Mudd College, providing her energy and intellect to establish the College and support its mission.  She was the wife of Harvey Mudd College Founding President and physics Professor … Continue reading

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Dixie Swift

Dixie is featured in our banner giving a tour to some lucky folks at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.  Her daughter, Allegra, contributed this piece: My mom, Dixie Swift, would not describe herself as a scientist, though … Continue reading

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Barbara Wright

Barbara’s STEM involvement is a BS in Math (MIT) and over 40 years work in software development.  Now she’s semi-retired.  She’s on the right in the picture.  

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Julie Albert

Rachel, My daughter forwarded the information about your Grandmother STEM project.  Well Grandma is a junior-high science teacher and is too busy to reply.  This is not a problem since Grandpa is also a STEM and will respond for Grandma. … Continue reading

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Berna Dengiz

Here’s the first submission from overseas!!! I am grandmother with STEM. I am still working as a Dean of Engineering Faculty  at Baskent University in Ankara’ TURKEY.

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Elizabeth Weir

Milo Toor submitted this bio of his grandmother (and photo taken in the 1940s) Receiving a Ph. D. in Chemistry from Northwestern University, Beth worked intermittently at a host of institutions ranging from academic (among others, Carnegie Tech and University … Continue reading

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