Vote Women in Science

It is that scrappy time of year where we ask you to nominate your favorite Smithsonian collection, experience, or in the Archives' case, people. We typcially refer to them as groundbreakers. We have some stiff competition in the science category with the Hope Diamond and the 3D Lincoln Life Mask, however, we feel Smithsonian female scientists have made such a significant contribution to scientific knowledge that they deserve your vote

Botanist Mary Agnes Chase was an expert in grasses, as well as a suffragette.

Geologist Ursula Marvin has a mountain feature and a meteorite named in her honor.

Roxie Collie Laybourne founded the field of forensic ornithology.

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