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This post is the first in a series featuring influential women from STEM fields in the lead up to HMNS' annual GEMS (Girls Exploring Math and Science) event at

Mary Anning- despite never being recognized for her work, and often having her work stolen, she kept discovering and exploring.

Mary Anning lived through a life of privation and hardship to become what one source called "the greatest fossilist the world ever knew.

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Aged twelve, cabinet-maker's daughter Mary Anning caught the public’s attention after unearthing the fossilised skeleton of a ‘fish lizard’ (Ichthyosaurus).

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A Formal Portrait of Mary Anning

Pioneering fossil collector Mary Anning was famous for finding fossils along the coast of the Lyme Regis area in Dorset (southern England).