Dora Mujaj 8A Elizabeth Blackwell Elizabeth Blackwell was born on February 3rd 1821 in England anddied on May 31st 1910. When she was 11 years old she and her family movedto America. When Elizabeth Blackwell moved to America, she first went toNew York and then she moved to New Jersey. Elizabeth wanted to become adoctor but it was very hard for her so she studied independently with anotherdoctor. After Elizabeth studied with her tutor, she eventually got accepted toGeneva Medical College in upstate New York in 1847. Elizabeth Blackwell was well known because she was the first womanto graduate from medical school. She attended Geneva Medical College andbecause of this she inspired many women around the U.S to follow theirdreams. Elizabeth Blackwell is motivational because she was the firstwoman to graduate medical school and she also helped create a school totrain nurses. She helped standardize cleanliness in the medical field whenshe created the Association of Sanitary Council. Elizabeth Blackwell contributed to science and technology. She wasimportant to science because she was the first woman to graduate frommedical school. She is also important because during the civil war, she andher sisters trained women to become nurses and help people from the war.