Supporting women startups worldwide
Who are we ?
We are a growing international community of women angel investors seeking to expand women entrepreneurial presence in the STEAM fields.
WA4STEAM angels aim to contribute not only financially but also with their experience, knowledge and networks to boost projects.
Meet the scientists
Marie Maynard Daly ( 1921, New York, USA – 2003, New York, USA)
Daly was the first African American woman to obtain a doctoral degree in Chemistry from Columbia University in 1947. She carried out her most fundamental work when she received a grant from the American Cancer Society which enabled her to study histones, or small protein molecules important in DNA synthesis.
Later in her career Daly was interested in studying the relationship between cholesterol and high blood pressure. In addition to that, she made significant contributions to the understanding of the uptake of creatine by muscle cells.
Daly was passionate about helping others succeed. In a memorial lecture dedicated to her in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, it is remembered that “for many years she guided the careers of African-American students at Einstein.”