It’s International Women’s Day…Have you ever thought about women in the automotive industry?
Dr. Gladys West – A mathematician who worked for the United States Naval Weapons Laboratory in the 1950s. She completed the computations and processed data to help determine the exact location of satellites. This work was a major contribution to the accuracy of the modern GPS systems we use every day.
Charlotte Bridgwood – Mother of Florence Lawrence and automotive enthusiast. Bridgwood was responsible for developing the windshield wiper in 1917.
Michelle Christensen – Christensen is the first women to lead of a “supercar” design team, working on Honda/Acura’s most expensive car, the NSX. No other women had previously had a lead design on an exotic car. (Source Wikipedia)
Happy International Women’s Day!