Just take a quick glance at the 8 reasons when people consider times have changed.
Marie Sklodowska Curie discovered a couple of new radioactive elements namely Radium and Polonium in the year 1898.
Asima Chatterjee was the Indian Organic Chemist who has developed anti-malarial drugs as well as anti-epileptic drugs. Asima was the first woman in India to receive a Doctorate of Science from Indian University in the year 1944.
We got to see the first and foremost picture of a black hole just with the help of a fantastic team led by MIT graduate student Katie Bouman. The team helped the scientists to create an algorithm for making the image appear for the first time. She is definitely an inspiration to most of the folks.
Tessy Thomas, also known as Missile Woman of India is the first woman scientist to lead the missile project in India.
Ritu Karidhal (Deputy Operations Director), Nandini Harinath (Deputy Operations Director), and Anuradha TK (Geosat Programme Director) helped to send India's probe to Mars on a fraction of the budget of the US or European space budget.
After becoming the first American to discover a comet and calculate its orbit, Maria Mitchell became the only widely recognized and respected female astronomer of her time. She spent her entire life advocating for women’s education:
Eva Ramón Gallegos, a researcher from the Mexico National Polytechnic Institute was able to completely eradicate the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in 29 patients. This discovery prevents malignant neoplasm, the second cause of death among Mexican women.
Iranian mathematician, Maryam Mirzakhani is the only woman in history to ever win the Fields Medal in mathematics.