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CANAN DAĞDEVİREN A member of Harvard University's Junior Academy Canan Dağdeviren was born on 4th May, 1985 in İstanbul. She is a Turkish Physics Engineer. She graduated from Hacettepe University Physics Engineering Department in 2007. She completed her master's degree in Sabancı University's Materials Science and Engineering programme in 2009. She has many successes! • Forbes magazine's \"among the 30 scientists younger than 30 years old\" list • She was selected as a member of Harvard University's Junior Academy (Junior Fellow of Harvard). • It was included in the list of Inventors Under 35, which MIT Technology Review compiled annually • Won the Illinois Innovation Award (Illinois Innovation Prize) Now she is really famous and Turkey is really glad to have a scientist like this. But, she also proves us that so we should not think that we can not be successful. We should believe in ourselves! SELIN SEZEREL – 4A & DEFNE GÜVENGEZ – 6A

ADA LOVELACE The first computer codes designer Ada Lovelace was born on 10th December 1815 in London. Her mother was a mathematics teacher and her father was a poet. Her mother did not like talking too much so Ada was lonely during her childhood. She had a cat as her friend. She did not see any airplane when she was young but she was imagining a lot about flying things. Ada was interested in mathematics from her early ages. She liked numbers from 100 to 1. She had a serious illness and she had to stay at home for 3 years and she studied a lot during that period. After recovery, she met with Charles Babbage who was a famous mathematician at those years. Mr Babbage designed a machine and it was consisted of numbers. Ada imagined sending codes by this machine. She did not know that she has designed computer codes, which people are using now. She was a good mathematician and computer designer. She died on 27th November 1852. ADA TIĞLI – 4A

COCO CHANEL She was so different than other girls. Coco had something special. She was knitting herself. She always wanted to be famous, She grew up and then she realized her dreams, she realized her dream without anyone now known to everyone. She opened the shop called hat shop and people loved her hats and they buy. Coco Chanel always wanted to be loved. Chanel’s brand is known all over the world and makes millions of money. She died in 1971, but she is still famous. ELA IRAK - 4B

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE The founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale‘s birthday is on 12th May 1820. She was born in England. She is famous nurse. Her father had big lands in England. He was a rich man. She went to Germany and completed her education. Then she helped the English soldiers in Kirim War. Her father did not want her to be a nurse. She helped people in the hospitals. She built a hospital. She was a hospital manager and won important prizes from the government. World Nurse Day is on 12 May, because her birthday is on 12 May. She always worked at nights. Therefore, people called her lady with the lamp. She died in 1910. There is a hospital in İstanbul. The name of the hospital is Florence Nightingale. KEREM İNANGİL – 4A

GÖZDE DURMUŞ One of the world’s 20 most successful young people She was born in İzmir in 1985. She graduated from ODTU molecular biology and genetics department. Her mother is a science teacher and her father is an engineer. She is interested in science, mathematics. She is very interested in biology since childhood. This is the cousin's effect. Because her cousin is a student of Ege Medical school. The human genome project was completed in 2000. Then she read news such as a \"genetically modified sheep\". After that she was very interested in genetics. İn 2007, she came to the USA by receiving a Fulbright scholarship. She started his internship at Harvard Medical School to do research on tissue engineering. Gözde Durmuş entered the 'world's 20 most successful young people' list organized by the international young leaders and entrepreneurs association (jci) BATUHAN CINCIK – 4A

MARIE CURIE The discoverer of Polonium and Radium Marie Curie was born on 7 November 1867, Poland. She was the youngest children of her family. She had three sisters and one brother. Her family send to them school for good education. Her mother died in 1878. Marie loved her mother. When her mother died, she was sad and upset. When she was 15 years old, she was the first of her school degree. Marie worked for earning money and she went to Paris for education. She was a chemist and physicist. She had Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903 and for Chemistry in 1911. She discovered Polonium and Radium. She died in 4 July 1934. ELİFNAZ ENGİN – 4B HYPATIA The first female mathematician Hypatia was the first female mathematician in mathematical world. She was born in 360 in Alexandria, Egypt. She was killed by torture at the age of 45 because her ideas were interpreted as paganism. She died on March, 415 in Alexandria, Egypt. AREL CAN SALAR - 5A

GRACE HOPPER She was born in New York,USA in 1906. Grace hopper was a Usa military officer. She was a student in Vassar College between 1924 – 1928 and she attended Yale university in 1930. She was A – 0 system inventor. She was awarded with several awards and medals like USA National invention and technology medal. She died in Arlington, Virginia, USA in 1992. İDİL HASALTUN - 5C MELINDA GATES She is an American Philanthropist. She was born in 15 August 1964. She has got an older sister and two younger brothers. She joined Microsoft product development in 1987 and became a general manager of information products. She married to Bill Gates on 1 January 1994.They have 4 children. BERGÜZAR SUZANNA TOPÇU – 5A

SAFİYE ALİ The first woman doctor in Turkey Safiye Ali was born in 1891, in Istanbul. During the Balkan war and helped the wounded soldiers. She wanted to be a doctor. But women couldn’t to be a doctor. She was very talented. That’s why she went to Germany for medical education, with the help of her manager Mr. Şükrü. And became the first woman doctor of the country. She was the first woman doctor and the educator of Turkish Republic. When she finished her school she came back to Istanbul. She became a successful businesswoman. She moved to Germany with her husband because of health problems. And lived there. Safiye Ali, gave an important stuggle for the right of women to be elected. Safiye Ali’s birthday is on 2 February 1894 and she died on 5 July 1952 in Dortmund. She also became the first female teacher to give a medical education at the first girl medical school opened in American College ALİNA MERYEM BERKTAŞ – 5A & MELİSA CAN - 5B & ADASU ÜNVER – 6A

ROSALIND ELSIE FRANKLIN The discoverer of DNA She was born in 1920, in London, England. She has got four siblings. Her father’s name is Ellis Arthur Franklin he was a Trade Banker. Her mum’s name is Muriel Frances Waley, she was a housewife. She was a famous British biophysicist, chemist and crystallographer. She found DNA and X-ray. She had great contributions for virus, coal and graphite. She was working at Cambridge University at Physics and Chemistry Laboratory. Then she was not successful and she left her job there. Then she was working on coal. And she did great contributions on it. In London’s King’s College she was working with James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. They found DNA together. In 1962 they shared Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. She married to Norman de Bentwich. She died in April, 1958. ELİF KIRBIYIK – 5A

SHERYL SANDBERG The CEO of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg was born in August 28, 1969 in Washington, DC. Sheryl Sandberg studied economics at Harvard University. When Lawrence Summers became the head economist, Sheryl Sandberg joined him, and they worked together, they worked on projects that helped countries. Sandberg completed her master degree in business from Harvard in 1995. In 2001 Sandberg started working at Google. She became president of global online sales. In 2004 she was put in charge of, which tried to solve the problems of climate change, public health…, Sandberg was hired as Facebook’s CEO in 2008. Facebook grew so much since it was found in 2004. SELİN MERİÇ - 5A

CANAN ÖZSOY The Chairwoman of General Electric Turkey She was born in Ankara because of her father’s job they went to Istanbul. She studied at Faculty of Dentistry in Istanbul University. She is working in General Electric Turkey Chairwoman of the Board. In 2018 she took a prize because she is among the women who are making differences. BERFİN HÜNER – 5A VALENTINA TERESHKOVA The first woman civilian in space She was born in 6 March , 1937, Boloshoye, Maslennikovo, Russia.She stayed for 2 days 23 hours 12 minutes in space. Her award was Order of Georgi Dimtrov, Friendship engagement. She was the first woman who went to space. Her mission was in Vostok 6. She made 48 laps around the world. She went to space in 16 June 1963. She is 82 years old now and she was the first woman civilian to go into space. ARDA AKYÜZ - 5B

BEYONCÉ A successful investor & singer Some people may know her as just a singer and fashionista and think teenagers adore and follow her music / fashion. However, they are absolutely wrong. She is also an INVESTOR and a successful one. She made over 1 billion dollars. She is married to Jay-Z. Her real name is Beyoncé Giselle Knowles. She was born on 4th of September 1981. She grew up in Texas, Houston. She really knows how to invest. She currently owns Ivy Park, Columbia records, Parkwood Entertainment, Sony Music… SHE INVESTED IN: Uber and L’Oréal, too.. In addition, she worked with Adidas and Pepsi. She was on many magazine covers. MERYEM SALIFOVA – 5A

MARY MAXWELL GATES The first woman director of Washington’s ‘First Insatate Bank’ Mary Ann Maxwell was born on July 5, 1929 in Seattle, Washington to James Willard Maxwell and Adele Thompson. After graduating from ‘Roosevelt High School’ Mary went to the ‘University of Washington’. She graduated from the university and worked as a teacher. She married to William Henry Gates in 1951 and had three children; Kristi Gates, Libby Gates and Bill Gates who is also the founder of Microsoft. In 1972 she served the ‘Children’s Orthopedic Hospital’ in Seattle. Mary Maxwell Gates became the first women to lead the board of directors of the national ‘United Way’ in 1983. She was also the first woman to serve on the board of directors of Washington’s ‘First Insatate Bank’ and the first woman to be appointed as the president of ‘United Way of King County’. In June 1994, she was chosen as the ‘Citizen of the Year’ by the ‘Seattle Municipal League of King County ‘. Mary Maxwell Gates passed away on June 10, 1994, in Seattle, Washington after losing her battle to cancer. MERCAN ADA KUMBASAR 5-A

SOFIA KOVALEVSKAYA The first woman professor in Northern Europe She was born in Moscow in 1850. Sofia Kovalevskaya broke new grounds in the history of mathematics and science. Kovalevskaya studied at the University of Heidelberg and took lessons from the famous mathematicians of the period. She signed three important studies at Gottingen University. When Kovalevskaya had an important Theorem in mathematics she wanted to teach at a university in Russia but they rejected her request because she was a woman. So she went to Sweden and became a lecturer at Stockholm University. Sofiya Kovalevskaya took her place in the history of mathematics as the first woman to be an editor in a mathematics journal, the first woman professor in northern Europe and the first woman to win various science awards. She died in 1891. EMİRHAN KURT - 6C

FOLORUNSHO ALAKIJA The richest woman of Nigeria Folorunsho Alakija is a Nigerian businesswoman. She has dark skin. She is the richest woman in Nigeria. She is 69 years old. She is richer than famous Oprah Winfrey. She was a secretary in a textile company. She opened her small tailor shop. Everybody liked her clothes. She opened a big company and became very popular. She invested her money in oil. She became a billionaire after oil. %60 of Famfa Oil Limited is hers. She has got 1.9 billion dollars. She lives in the most expensive house in Africa. Folorunsho Alakija is DJ Xclusive’s aunt. She is the most successful woman in Nigeria. SARP SARAÇOĞLU - 6C MARIA MITCHELL The first woman astronomer Maria Mitchell was born on August 1, 1818 in Nantucket. She is the first women astronomer in the world. She is American. She was born on October 1, 1847, Mitchell discovered Comet. She saw the stars and she called one of the star “Miss Maria” ECE SİCİM – 6B

BARBARA MCCLINTOCK The first woman with a Nobel Prize in Medicine Barbara McClintock was born on June, 16 1902, in Hartford Connecticut. Her original name was Eleanor, but her parents changed it to Barbara. She went to Erasmus Hall High School. After she finished high school, she was interested in science. She studied Botany in 1923. Botany is the science of plants life and it is a part of Biology. She discovered the mobile genetic elements in the 1940s. The mobile genetic elements are DNA genes. She got Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1983 and she was the first woman to win this prize. She received the Achievements Awards from the American woman Association of University in 1967. She also received the Wolf Prize in Medicine and many other awards. She died on September, 2 1992 at the age of 90. Her Awards are Member of the National Academy of Sciences (1944), National Medal of Science (1970), Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal (1981), Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize (1982), Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1983). CEMRE DURU UYAR - 6A

CANAN EFENDİGİL KARATAY Canan KARATAY was born in 2 March 1947, Elazığ. She is a Physician. She studied medicine in Istanbul University. She wrote 8 books. Karatay completed her high school education in Üsküdar American High School in 1961, graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine in 1967. In 1972, she completed her specialization training in internal medicine at Istanbul University Treatment Clinic. She started her specialty training in Cardiology at Liverpool Regional Cardiac Center with the British Government scholarship she won between 1972-1974. Between 1974 and 1976, she worked as the chief assistant at Istanbul University Treatment Clinic. Canan Efendigil Karatay continues her duty at Florence Nightingale Hospital. Canan Efendigil Karatay physician who talks about the first time in Turkey thigh coronary angiography through the veins. KEREM MUTLUSOY – 6A ELIZABETH BLACKWELL The founder of a medical school for women She was born in February 3,1821 in England. When she was 11, she moved to America with her family. After her father’s death in 1838, she opened a school with her sister and mother. She graduated in 1849. After working in Paris and London, she came back to New York. There, she opened a clinic called “New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children” in 1857.In the same year; she became the first female doctor to be included in the British Medical Register. She opened a medical school for women in the late 1860s. She believed that hygiene had an important place in medicine. After her studies at college, she returned to England. She retired in 1877 and moved to Hastings. She died in her house on May 31, 1910. ÖZDE BAŞLAR – 6A

IDA NODDACK The discoverer of the rhenium the 75th element on the periodic table Ida Noddack was born in 25 February 1896 and died in 24 September 1978. She was a German Chemistry Scientist in 1934. She was the great idea named nuclear fission with her husband Walter and Otto she discovered the rhenium the 75th element on the periodic table. She was nominated three times for the Nobel Prize in Shemistry she was studying with Radioactive Materials such as Uranium though she was ignored a lot. She never gave up she studied in the Technical University of Berlin. Also, she was one of the first women to study chemistry a scientist. SADİ BULUT – 6A GRACE HOPPER The first compiler for language of the programming computer developer She was born in 1906, in New York. She received Math and Physics education in Yale University. She was a computer scientist. She helped to prepare COBOL, which one is the language of the programming. Also, she outgrow her teaching task and she join to USA fleet in 1943. She wanted to adjourn to regular army when she was 38. However, she cannot because of her age. She developed the first compiler for language of the programming computers (ARIT-MATICH, MATH-MATICH, FLOW MATIC) She started to work in the team which one developed the first commercial computer UNIVAC in 1949. She was working there as a mathematician. ASYA DERIN BOZKURT – 7B

GÜLER SABANCI The first female Board Member of TUSİAD The first and only female member of the European Round Industrialist Round Table Güler Sabancı is one of the most successful bussiness woman in Turkey. She has finished her education in Ted Ankara. She is the chairman of the board in Sabancı holding. She is also the Chairman of the Sakıp Sabancı Museum. Güler Sabancı is also take part in educational projects. She helps girls in education. She founded Sabancı University in 1999. Güler Sabancı, is the first female Board Member of the Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen Association (TÜSİAD). She is also the first and only female member of the European Round Industrialist Round Table. Güler Sabancı is ranked as the fifth among the “50 Business Women at the Top of the World” by the Financial Times in 2011. Güler Sabancı is 64 years old now and she has been honored with prestigious awards worldwide for her achievements in business and social sensitivity.. NİL GÜLTEKİN – 5A & ŞENEL İDİL ÇALIŞKANER- 6B & ÖZGÜ NİLAY KORKMAZ – 6C

FERYAL ÖZEL the only Turkish female scientist at NASA. Feryal Özel was born on May 27, 1975 in Istanbul. She graduated from Uskudar American High School in Istanbul. She then completed her degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics at Columbia University in New York in 1996. Feryal Özel completed her doctorate on astrophysics at Harvard University in 2002. She is the only Turkish female scientist working at NASA. We are talking about a name that is the head of NASA's Space Telescope project; she is included in the list of Great Ideas along with famous geniuses such as Albert Einstein and John Nash. She is considered to be one of the most intelligent women in the world. Professor Feryal Özel, who graduated from Üsküdar American High School, works on the same field as Stephen Hawking, is also the world's greatest physicist. She is the only Turkish scientist among 200 scientists who provided the black hole for the first time in the World. MELIK SARP ZEYTÜN -5B & BAHAR DÖNMEZ – 7A

BRENDA MILNER The founder of neuropsychology Brenda Milner is British neuropsychologist also known as the founder of neuropsychology. She was born on 15th of July 1918 in Manchester England. And interesting thing she is still alive. When she was only 6 months, she and her mother caught in deadly illness but both of them survived. Before she studied psychology, she firs wanted to study mathematics in collage. But she understood that she is more successful at psychology so she decided to study psychology at Cambridge University. She was very successful so McGill University offered her a job as a professor. Everyone told her that she cannot be successful here but she didn’t give up, she didn’t stop working. Therefore, she found that brain has two different memory system. She saved lots of people life. Brenda is considered as the founder of neuropsychology and one of the world's leading memory experts. DEFNE ÖZIŞIK – 7A

DILEK LIVANELI One of the top 50 Teachers in the World Dilek Livaneli was born in Samsun in 1981. She graduated from Ankara Gazi University, Faculty of Education,Primary School Teaching Department. She is ranked Varkey Gems Foundation among the “Top 50 Teachers in the World” by the Global Teacher Award Committee. Dilek Livaneli introduced opera, theater and cinema to students who are studying in village school and never go before to any social activity. She opened course and enabled illiterate women to learn to read and write. Dilek Teacher helped women to gain economic power by opening a shoe workshop with the support of the state and private sector for women living in the village in Samsun. She has been awarded with professional honour prizes by many associations. She is one of the inspiring women in Turkey. SINEM DENIZ ÇİL – 7A

MADISON NICOLE ROBINSON A 21-year- old fish flop designer She is a very young famous businessperson. She is the designer of Fish Flops. She was born on Galveston Island, Texas. When she was younger, she liked to spend her time on the beaches. There she drew many pictures of charming sea figures. When she was 8 years old, she drew a picture of a flip-flop with fish figures saying \"Look dad, Fish Flops!\" while she was showing it to his dad. After seeing that his dad bought \"\" domain. She is always positive at her work and she believes having a fun with a smile is important .Also she knows being hard working is important, too. Madison believes that key to success is to have a good idea and never “give up\". Madison donated nearly 20,000 Fish Flops to charities. ALI ARDA AYDIN – 7A

MARIA GOEPPERT-MAYER The second woman with a Nobel Prize in physics. She was born in 28 June 1906- February 20 1972. She was a theoretical physicist. She is an important woman scientist because she was the second woman that got a Nobel Prize in physics. The first woman scientist is Marie Curie. She won the Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus. She graduated from the University of Göttingen. She wrote her doctoral two-photon absorption. At that time it was nearly impossible to verify it, but luckily the development of the laser could verify it. ENİS NİLS HIZLI – 7A

SALLY KRISTEN RIDE The first woman on space She was born on 26th of May 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She went to Stanford University in California. She earned degrees in physics. She started he space journey with NASA in 1987 an d become the first American woman who went on space on June 18, 1983. She was an astronaut on a space shuttle mission. Her job was to work the robotic arm. Ride remains the youngest American astronaut to have travelled to space, having done so at the age of 32. Ride stopped working for NASA in 1987. She started teaching at the University of San Diego. She started looking for ways to help women and girls who wanted to study science and Mathematics. She has won many awards like: National space society’s von Braun Award, the Lindbergh Eagle the NASA Space Flight Medal twice. Two elementary schools in the United States are named after her. She died because of pancreatic cancer on July 23 2012 at the age of 61 in USA. LAL ZEYNEP ERDEMET - 7A

BARBARA MCCLINTOCK A Nobel Prize winner in Physiology and Medicine People from past to present have shown great efforts and achieved great things, then earned the success. Although women were not as important as men in the old days, their success is huge because they didn’t give up in past and they are not still giving up in present. One of these successful women scientist is Barbara McClintock.This successful scientist was born in 16th of June,1902.She born in a city of America, New York.She was an American scientist and cytogeneticis who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.McClintock received her PhD in Botany from Cornell University in 1927. Around the 1920’s,McClintock studied chromosomes and how they change during reproduction in maize. She was recognized as among the best in the field and selected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1944. She discovered the genetic transposition the she took a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1983.Barbara is the only women to receive and unshared Nobel Prize in that category. McClintock died of natural causes in Huntington, New York, on September 2,1992 at the age of 90; she never married or had children. YADE KOÇAR - 7A

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