Spellbound Episode 4—When Girls Didn't "Do" Science: Mamie Moy (0 Favorites)

VIDEO in Interdisciplinary, History, Spellbound: How Kids Become Scientists. Last updated June 29, 2020.


Produced for the 2011 International Year of Chemistry, the video series Spellbound, tells the story of scientists whose childhood curiosity about everyday things helped them launch careers in the lab, win Nobel Prizes and make other achievements. Their early childhood experiences may encourage young people into careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

This episode features Mamie Moy:

  • Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
  • 2004 Helen M. Free Awardee for Public Outreach from the ACS
  • 2011 ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences