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Over the course of history, women have lacked proper recognition and acknowledgement for their contributions in STEM fields. We want to change that narrative. We want generations now and generations to come to learn the names and stories of influential women in STEM. To start us off, we're highlighting five trailblazing women in vaccine development that you should know about. 

illustration of Dr. Anne Szarewski
Dr. Anne Szarewski (1959-2013)

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Illustration of Dr. Judie Alimonti
Dr. Judie Alimonti (1960-2017)

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Illustration of Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett (1986-present)

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Illustration of Dr. Ruby Hirose
Dr. Ruby Hirose (1904-1960)

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Illustration of Dr. Ruth Bishop
Dr Ruth Bishop (1933-present)

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Illustrations by Felix Wong


If you would like to request a free package of 5 beautiful postcards (in English or French) highlighting 5 trailblazing women in vaccine development, please fill out this form and we'll send it to you!

Teachers, you may request a class set to be sent to you, just follow the prompts in the form.

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We acknowledge the support of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Nous remercions le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG) de son soutien.

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