Women In Cryonics

Do you think cryonics is a man thing? Read here and change your mind

Linda Chamberlain

Born in 1946, Linda Lee Chamberlain (McClintock)’s interest in cryonics started in the ’70s. Back then, the cryonics community was in its infancy. Only a few people had already been cryopreserved and the procedure used still had some weaknesses.

Lisa Harris

Speaking of Alcor, there are several other women whose work for the growth of the biostasis community is definitely noteworthy. One of them is Lisa Harris, a member of Alcor and advisor to the board of directors. Additionally, Lisa is also on Alcor’s legal and regulatory committee as well as the research and development committee. Lisa currently works at Dignity Health, a non-profit corporation focusing on healthcare research technology.

Nikki Olson

If you are looking for inspiring women in the cryonics world, you should definitely check out Nicole (Nikki) Olson’s work.

Francesca Minerva

In Europe as well, we have a good amount of women who are changing the biostasis field. Francesca Minerva is a research fellow at the University of Milan, where she specializes in Moral Philosophy. Additionally, she is the co-founder and co-editor of the Journal of Controversial Ideas. Her work focuses on several moral dilemmas that exist in healthcare and generally in our society. How is the development of new medical technologies (i.e. cryonics), changing our way of living? Are these new technologies causing unrecognized forms of discrimination? In what ways is death a bad thing, and what might be the implications of an indefinitely long lifespan?

Women at Tomorrow Biostasis

Finally, here we are. Since Tomorrow Biostasis opened its doors at the end of 2019, several women have given their contribution to the growth of the company and the biostasis community. From optimizing our service, supporting clients, writing articles, taking care of social media, and designing our website, lots of work has been done! Yet, we know that there is still a long way to go. Most people still believe that cryonics is only a “thing from the movies”. Luckily, we are not going to give up on spreading awareness and educating people about the topic!

Some of the female employees at Tomorrow Biostasis

Conclusion

Being quite a niche and relatively new field, we still don’t have enough sociological studies to help us understand why men are more interested in cryonics than women. At Tomorrow, we are doing our best to change this. If and when revival will work, biostasis members will have a chance to extend their lifespan and experience the future. We want to make sure that women don’t miss out on this opportunity. All people should be able to choose how long they want to live, no matter their gender.

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