The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 49 times between 1901 and 2015. Only one woman, Marie Curie, has been honored twice, with the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics and the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. This means that 48 women in total have been awarded the Nobel Prize between 1901 and 2015.
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Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford on February 18, 1931 - August 5th, 2019) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, editor, and professor.
Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed black characters.
Here are 24 quotable quotes drawn from her books and lectures:
Gertrude Belle Elion (January 23, 1918 – February 21, 1999) was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, and a 1988 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Working alone as well as with George H. Hitchings, Elion developed a multitude of new drugs, using innovative research methods that would later lead to the development of the AIDS drug AZT.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is the 24th and current President of Liberia, and 2011 Nobel Peace prize laureate.
She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup d'état, after which she left Liberia and held senior positions at various financial institutions.