Women In STEM Project
Francoise Barre-Sinoussi By: Samantha Thomas- Kendall
Who Is She???
Francoise Barre- Sinoussi is a French scientist who discovered the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) she defines herself as a scientist- activist, she has always been committed to fighting for the rights of patients and against the spread of the aids disease. She was born in 1974 and in 1983 she was awarded the Nobel Prize of medicine for the discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Why Was She Important???
She was important because without her we wouldn't have discovered or known as much as we know today about HIV. Also because of her there are other diseases we wouldn't know about today.
How Did She Impact Us Today???
If it wasn't for her today we wouldn't know as much as we do today about HIV. Also women wouldn't get as much credit in science as they do today.