Noether's conceptual approach to algebra led to a body of principles unifying algebra, geometry, linear algebra, topology, and logic.

Biographical Info

Noether biography:

http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Noether_Emmy.html

http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/noether.html

http://www.scottlan.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm