Stephanie Kwolek

By:Nhi Nguyen

Background Information

Stephanie was born in New Kensington , Pennsylvania in 1923. Her mother was a homemaker and made clothes. She had a degree in chemistry. Her major was chemistry at Dupont. Her favorite hobbies were studying plants, animals and design clothes. Stephanie died on June 18, 2014.

Important Invention and other Accomplishments

Stephanie was 42 years old when she first started inventing. The year was 1965. Her invention was the bolt prove vest. The purpose was to stop bolts from entering your chest and save a lot of police man and other people. She used Kevlar, rig wide crystal, and para-aramid synthetic fiber. The awards she had was merit life time awards. The other one was National inventors hall of fame.
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