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<strong></strong>Engineer Marian Croak (left) and ophthalmologist Dr. Patricia Bath (right) are the first Black women to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in its nearly 50-year history.

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Meet The First 2 Black Women To Be Inducted Into The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

By Rachel Treisman / NPR

Dr. Patricia Bath transformed cataract surgery and fought to eradicate preventable blindness. Marian Croak pioneered the technology behind audio and video conferencing and text-to-donate services.

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