Google Doodle pays a tribute to Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu on her 131st birth anniversary

Google Doodle pays a special tribute on the occasion of the 131st birth anniversary of the first female engineer, Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu.

Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu is a Romanian and first female engineer, who ran laboratories for the Geological Institute of Romania and was also member of the Geological Institute of Romania. However her journey of becoming the first female Engineer wasn't easy. Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu had to overcome a lot of obstacles; she was rejected from the school of Bridges and Roads in Bucharest because of her gender. Elisa was very determined to earn a degree so she applied to the Royal Technical Academy in Berlin and earned her degree in three years. She worked on various projects, which included discovery of natural gas, shale, coal, bauxite and copper.

-Akhila Kakarala