Sheila Tinney is believed to be the first Irish-born woman to receive a PhD in the mathematical sciences. Maria, the student who produced this video, wants you to know how important it is for female scientists to be visible and honoured in our public spaces.

Maria Ezheleva is an Expect Everything young contributor from Ireland. She took part in Science Gallery Dublin’s TY Mentoring Weeks Programme 2016-2017.

A portrait of 8 female scientists of today is also displayed at the Royal Irish Academy. You can learn more about the “Women on Walls” campaign here.