Rózsa was born Rózsa Politzer in Budapest, Hungary on February 17, 1905, and died on February 16, 1977. She later changed her name to Péter. She is considered one of the founders of the recursive function theory of mathematics.
Katherine Johnson is a mathematician who contributed to NASA in the early 1960s. She is best known for her work on the Mercury and Apollo programs, calculating the trajectories for manned spaceflights.
Isabel Maddison is best known for her work in differential equations which she was inspired to study, while at Cambridge.
Theano of Croton is usually given the title of the first woman mathematician. We don’t know very much about her. However, she is believed to be the wife of Pythagoras…
Dorothy Vaughan was the first African-American woman to work as a computer programmer at NASA.