Discover the Women of the Hall

These are the Inductees of the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Select any of the women to discover their stories and learn how they have influenced other women and this country.

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Barbara Iglewski Science 1938 Pennsylvania 2015

Barbara Iglewski

Year Honored: 2015
Birth: 1938 - 2023
Born In: Pennsylvania
Achievements: Science

Microbiologist whose landmark discovery that pathogenic bacteria communicate with each other via a system known as “quorum sensing” served as the foundation for an entire field of study and has led to drug development to interrupt the bacterial communication process.