Innovative Lives: Jogbra Inventors Lisa Lindahl, Hinda Miller, and Polly Smith

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March 4, 2020
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Popular Culture Studies, Sport History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

On Wednesday March 4, join the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation for the second program in its 2020 Innovative Lives program series at the National Museum of American History. Innovative Lives: Jogbra Inventors Lisa Lindahl, Hinda Miller, and Polly Smith will feature a panel discussion with the 2020 National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees who created the very first commercial sports bra. Together, through personal stories and conversation, these inspiring figures will explore how, "a revolutionary garment that has enabled women's participation in athletic activities and advanced women's health and well-being," was invented and why it changed sports forever.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. 
Light reception (incl. beer & wine) from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. 
Program begins at 6:45 p.m.

Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
Enter at 1300 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Getting here:
For nearest Metro Rail access, use Federal Triangle station

Registration is FREE, but required. Visit to reserve your tickets for this event and the entire series! 

The National Museum of American History welcomes visitors of all ages and abilities. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided. For all other accessibility services, including real-time captioning (CART), please email, or call 202-633-3150. Two weeks’ notice is preferred.

Contact Info: 

Laura Havel, Public Affairs Specialist,, 202-633-3312

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