Hedy Lamarr ~ Austrian/American actress and mathematician, the principles of her inventions are now incorporated into modern Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology, and she was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014.

18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World

Hedy Lamarr ~ Austrian/American actress and mathematician, the principles of her inventions are now incorporated into modern Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology, and she was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014.

Actress Hedy Lamarr was also a mathematician and the inventor of frequency hopping spread spectrum, a technology still used for bluetooth and wifi.  Thanks to LGBT Equality World Wide for the share!

Actress Hedy Lamarr was also a mathematician and the inventor of frequency hopping spread spectrum, a technology still used for bluetooth and wifi. Thanks to LGBT Equality World Wide for the share!

Austrian actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr, wearing a 'peacock dress' in a promotional photo for the movie 'Samson and Delilah' (1949)

Hedy Lamarr

Austrian actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr, wearing a 'peacock dress' in a promotional photo for the movie 'Samson and Delilah' (1949)

Hedy Lamarr. Wasn't just drop dead gorgeous and a great actress but an inventor. She did great things and was a great actress. This are my ambitions!

Hedy Lamarr Everyone

Hedy Lamarr. Wasn't just drop dead gorgeous and a great actress but an inventor. She did great things and was a great actress. This are my ambitions!

10 Badass Women Who Refused to Let Sexism Get in the Way of Making History | MIC. CJ WALKER entrepeneur

10 Badass Women Who Refused to Let Sexism Get in the Way of Making History | MIC. CJ WALKER entrepeneur

Hedy Lamarr by Laszlo Willinger, 1940. I love Hedy Lamarr as a figure; not only was she drop-dead gorgeous, she was also an inventor! (We owe her a piece of technology that could be called the grandaddy of wi-fi)

Hedy Lamarr by Laszlo Willinger, 1940. I love Hedy Lamarr as a figure; not only was she drop-dead gorgeous, she was also an inventor! (We owe her a piece of technology that could be called the grandaddy of wi-fi)

Hedy Lamarr // I truly believe that Hedy Lamarr was the most stunning women to ever walk the earth. Beautiful!

Hedy Lamarr // I truly believe that Hedy Lamarr was the most stunning women to ever walk the earth. Beautiful!

"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles."  Hedy Lamarr

"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles." Hedy Lamarr

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