Biographical Books & Websites about Women & Math

4000 Years of Women in Science
Profiles of women from our scientific and technical past.

Beating the Odds: Remarkable Women in Science
Printable booklet with profiles of exceptional women in science awardees and additional online resources.

Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Women mathematicians from the 6th century B.C. to the present.

Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors by Otha Sullivan
Profiles 26 women and the obstacles they overcame.

Black Women in Mathematics
Biographies and articles about Black female mathematicians.

Complexities: Women in Mathematics by Bettye Anne Case & Anne M. Leggett
Documents the conditions women faced while pursuing their careers in mathematics.

The Field Museum's Women in Science
Career information and biographical information on contemporary women engineers.

In Code: A Mathematical Journey by Sarah Flannery
Autobiography of a 16 year-old mathematician who completed extraordinary research and discoveries in Internet Cryptography.

Profiles of Women Engineers (EngineerGirl)
Profiles of U.S. women in engineering occupations and Ask an Engineer feature.

Profiles of Women at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Biographies of female astronomers, engineers, and research scientists in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

She Does Math! Real-Life Problems From Women on the Job
Examples of women using mathematics in their work, followed by a short series of exercises that illustrate the types of problems encountered on a regular basis in that area. 

Society Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science: Biography Project
Profiles of diverse, female scientists, mathematicians and engineers.

Women in Technology International (WITI) Hall of Fame
Video biographies of members of the WITI Hall of Fame, who make contributions to scientific and technological communities.

Women of NASA
Information about women who work for NASA, listed by profession.

Women of Science
Biographies of 16 women who have made important contributions to science.

Women Tech World
Biographies and stories of diverse women in technology-related fields.