Response to @rexieflesh: "Could you do a list like this for women of color?? 🥺🥺 it would be wonderful! 🥰"
"Absolutely. The use of methotrexate as an effective method of treating breast cancer and skin cancer was discovered in 1951 by Jane Cooke Wright; the closed-circuit television security system was patented in 1966 by Marie Van Brittan Brown; the illusion transmitter, which laid the foundation for the development of magnetic resonance imaging and 3D movies and television, was patented in 1980 by Valerie L. Thomas; the relationship between cholesterol and clogged arteries, and the fact that hypertension is a precursor to atherosclerosis were both discovered by Marie Maynard Daly; the Laserphaco Probe for the ablation and removal of cataract lenses was patented in 1986 by ophthalmologist Dr. Patricia Bath, who also obtained another patent in 2003 for a medical method combining laser and ultrasound; and the web-based Equal Employment Opportunity software application LinkLine was patented in 2006 by Janet Emerson Bashen."