International Women's Day - All Time Greats
1. Hedy Lamarr
Google was listing her as a film actress - I've never seen a movie with her. But she holds the patent for spread-spectrum communications, which is still the basis for most broadband wireless technologies deployed today.
2. Marie Curie
I"m especially grateful for X-Rays today, as my son just had his neck checked for an injury - a scary moment for a parent and I'm glad we were able to eliminate that risk so quickly.
3. Maya Angelou
Her words keep coming up when people need to communicate wisdom.
4. Jacinda Ardern
Political leaders won't always make popular decisions, but seeing one of the younger federal leaders navigate the pandemic was impressive - NZ's results were often held up as exemplary.
5. Yael Arad
One of the most successful judoka and Israeli athletes ever.
6. Harriet Tubman
A prominent figure in the underground railroad that liberated many slaves in America