Stephanie Kwolek

Jul 31, 1923 - Jun 18, 2014

Stephanie Kwolek died at 90 Years of age on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014. She was a talented, female, DuPont Co. chemist who in 1965 invented Kevlar. Kevlar is a lightweight, stronger-than-steel fiber used in bulletproof vests and other body armor around the world. She has saved numerous lives and continues to amaze people with the extensive amount of work that she has done in her lifetime