My Ignite SF talk is online! 5 minutes long, lots of swearing. :)
Lady Jane Franklin was “a tenacious, well-traveled woman who fueled a series of polar missions to locate the expedition and find out the fate of her husband. As one newspaper of the era put it, ‘What the nation would not do, a woman did.’”
In 1969, a reporter did a 30-second interview with a Danish girl who was hiking the countryside. It’s well worth watching.
Hockey phenom from UAE takes the ice with the Capitals: The ambassador for a US hockey team visited the UAE in October and was blown away by 18-year-old Fatima Al Ali: They set her up to come to Washington and skate with the Washington Capitals, which was a dream come true for her.
A restaurant that employs women who live in Kabul’s women’s shelters is making a difference.
The film about the life of the author of Frankenstein will also be directed by a woman: Saudi filmmaker Haifaa al-Mansour.