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Trimble Lecture with Amy Sue Bix
Trimble Lecture with Amy Sue Bix
Professor of History at Iowa State University
Director of ISU’s Consortium for Historical Studies of Technology and Science

"Campaigning for More Marie Curies: The Movement to Expand Young Women's STEM Participation, 1950-2021"

Sep 29, 2021 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Amy Bix
@Iowa State University
Amy Sue Bix is Professor of History at Iowa State University and director of ISU’s Consortium for Historical Studies of Technology and Science. Her 2013 book ‘Girls Coming to Tech!’: A History of American Engineering Education for Women (MIT Press) has won three major awards, including the 2015 Margaret Rossiter Prize from the History of Science Society. Bix has written widely on many topics in the history of science, technology, and medicine, including her book Inventing Ourselves Out of Jobs?: America's Debate over Technological Unemployment, 1929-1981. Her book in progress is Recruiting Engineer Jane and Astrophysicist Amy: American STEM Advocacy for Girls, 1965-2015.