Women in STEM: Diabetes Research and Beyond

Discover the awe-inspiring stories of Canadian women who broke barriers and accomplished some of the world’s greatest medical achievements. Here you can learn about the women who played a vital role in the development of insulin, and others who had a monumental impact in developing the Polio vaccine, detecting cancers and hepatitis, and discoveries in botany.

In the Story of the Development of Insulin

In the History of Canada