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Women Inventors

Published by IFIA
the International Federation of
Inventors' Associations

First published   2000
Updated   December 30,  2005



The (Canadian) Women Inventors Project (WIP) was created in November 1986, and is a Corresponding Member of IFIA.  Its mandate is to educate, assist and encourage women entrepreneurs and inventors.  A unique Website worth visiting.

Nordic Countries

QUIN (Women Inventors in the Nordic Countries) was founded in 1992 as a network for women inventors from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. QUIN had a webpage since March 2000. Its own QUIN website was launched on June 29, 2002.


Website of a successful organization created in 1998, the British Female Inventor of the Year Award.
Ms Bola Olabisi, Founder of the Award, received the IFIA Cup in February 2001, in recognition of her outstanding efforts to promote women inventors in the United Kingdom.

See also her recent global website
GWIIN (Global Women Inventors & Innovators Network)



This Web page on Famous Women Inventors is divided into two sections: (i) articles on women as inventors (in general), and (ii) individual (women) inventors.  The material is of a more historical nature, with recent updates.  A library-on-computer.  
Editor: Ms Mary Bellis.

Women Invent
Web site created in August 2002.
Editor: Ms Susan Casey, author of Inventing Women! (1997).


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