19 Groundbreaking Discoveries by Women That Were Credited to Men

Because of course they were.

Women who made significant discoveries
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Being a woman can be tough. We make less money, face constant sexism, and have to deal with periods once a month. And on top of that, these women had to deal with getting no credit at all for their hard work—so let's set the record straight once and for all. From WiFi to diapers, it turns out we can thank women for a lot (duh).

Krystyna Chávez

Krystyna was the former Social Media Editor of Marie Claire where she oversaw all things social media and connected with MarieClaire.com readers. She came to Marie Claire from Racked.com, where she was the Community Manager. Before that, Krystyna was at Latina Mag and Cosmo for Latinas. She graduated with a Marketing major from Fordham University.