Cindy Lee Van Dover is a modern oceanographer and deep-sea explorer. She’s spent her career studying hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor. In 1990, she became the first and only female pilot of submersible. On her dozens of deep-sea dives, Van Dover has uncovered new species of mussels, shrimp, tube worms and bacteria. She has led almost 50 deep-sea expeditions. In 2006, she became the first female director of the Duke University Marine Laboratory. Her discoveries have added to scientists’ understanding of what early Earth may have been like billions of years ago.
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Well my friends, another Women’s History Month comes to a close, if you’ve been following the blog, you’ve been introduced to women poets, inventors, Nature’s Warriors, freedom fighters, athletes, explorers, women in green economic development, and women who broke the barriers of sexism to become the first women in their fields!! I hope these bits of information brought you new insights into what women are capable of, and that there are no boundaries, except what is in the mind.