Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming
Wilimina Paton Stevens Fleming was a single mother turned scientist. The story of her journey is fascinating. I hope you enjoy it.
Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming was born in Dundee, Scotland, on May 15, 1857. Her talent in school was obvious from an early age, and at age 14 she began teaching in the Dundee public schools. In 1877 she married James Fleming, and a year later the couple immigrated to Boston to start a new life in America. In 1879, when she was pregnant with her first child, James left her and their unborn son. Click here to read more.