This month is 100 years since some women in the UK won the right to vote. To tie in with this we have launched our new series exploring the lives and successes of Inspiring Women in Industry.
It is widely known that women within the STEM sector are vastly under-represented and we would like to encourage more women to consider a career in the scientific and technical sectors.
With this in mind we wanted to showcase the most influential women in history who have contributed to discoveries in science. Some of these women you may have heard of and some are unsung heroines.
The first woman in this series is Sameera Moussa:
You may never have heard her name before but you definitely should have. She was a contemporary of many famous scientists such as Albert Einstein, Max Planck, Watson & Crick.