Stephanie Kwolek Research Paper

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STEPHANIE KWOLEK ACCORDING TO Stephanie Kwolek - Thefamouspeople.com STEPHANIE KWOLEK WAS BORN IN 1923 IN NEW KENSINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES, TO POLISH IMMIGRANT PARENTS. HER FATHER, JOHN KWOLEK, WAS A NATURALIST BY AVOCATION WHO TOOK HIS DAUGHTER ON NUMEROUS TRIPS EXPLORING THE NATURAL WORLD. HER MOTHER NELLIE WAS A FASHION-CONSCIOUS WOMAN. HER FATHER DIED WHEN SHE WAS ONLY 10 YEAR OLDS. BUT THE LOVE FOR SCIENCE SHE INHERITED FROM HIM WOULD REMAIN WITH HER LIFE. SHE EARNED A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN CHEMISTRY FROM MARGARET MORRISON CARNEGIE COLLEGE OF CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY IN 1946.HER INITIAL PLAN WAS TO BECOME A DOCTOR.SHE HOPED TO FIND A CHEMISTRY-RELATED JOB AND EARN ENOUGH MONEY TO ATTEND MEDICAL SCHOOL. FOR EXAMPLE AFTER HER GRADUATION, HALE CHARCH OFFERED HER A POSITION AT DUPONT'S BUFFALO, NEW YORK, FACILITY. IN THE 1940s, A HUGE NUMBER OF MEN WERE OVERSEA BECAUSE OF THE WORLD WAR 11 AND EMPLOYERS WERE MORE OPEN TOWARDS RECRUITING WOMEN. INITIALLY SHE PLANNED ON WORKING THERE ONLY TEMPORARILY AS SHE HAD PLANS TO ATTEND MEDICAL SCHOOL. BUT WITH TIME SHE FOUND THE JOB VERY INTERESTING AND DITCHED HER PLANS OF …show more content…
WITHOUT POLYMER OUR LIFE WOULD BE SLIGHTLY HARDER BECAUSE WHEN YOU CLEAN THE HOUSE YOU HAVE TO GET CERTAIN MATERIAL TO CLEAN CERTAIN SPOTS. WITH POLYMER IT CAN CLEAN ANYTHING BUT STAINS! I WANT TO HONOR STEPHANIE KWOLEK WITH A STATUE AT THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME BECAUSE SHE WAS THE FOURTH WOMAN TO BE ADDED TO THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME IN 1995.THE OTHER THING I WANT TO HONOR STEPHANIE KWOLEK IS MAKE A POLYMER ROOM IN THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME. A POLYMER ROOM TO HONOR STEPHANIE KWOLEK IS BRILLIANT BECAUSE SINCE SHE CREATED POLYMER IT SHOULD BE A KIND OF ROOM AT THE PLACE WHERE SHE GOT

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