Inventor of the Week: Marion Donovan (1917-1998): Disposable Diaper


Subject:
Technology , Notable People , Notable People: Women , Inventors , Biography (Individuals) , Inventions & Inventors

Description:
Profile of Marion Donovan, who "helped revolutionize the infant care industry by inventing the prototype of the disposable diaper." Topics include Donovan's development of a waterproof diaper cover, her work on the disposable paper diaper, and her other inventions that earned her over a dozen patents. From the Lemelson-MIT Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Publisher:
MIT School of Engineering, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology (MIT)

Language:
English

Source:
http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/donovan.html


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