Editor's note: In celebration of International Day of the Girl (October 11) and Ada Lovelace Day (October 14), Leading Women is devoting the month of October to women and girls in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math.
(CNN) -- Chances are you've heard of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Marie Curie.
But can you name her discovery?
Some of humankind's greatest scientific breakthroughs have come from women -- though like so many inventors their names are lost in the pages of history.
From the world's first computer programmer, to the real-life inspiration for "Gorillas in the Mist," can you match these scientists with their discoveries?
Take our quiz to find out.