In the 60s, this pioneering businesswoman fought - and won - endless battles to carve out a living for her 300+ female programmer employees.
For decades, the world's best leprosy treatment was the work of an unknown black chemist - whose work was stolen by her successor.
Humanity's greatest weapon against malaria came from an unlikely source: a secret military program, where a woman worked in obscurity for decades.
“When I started working on Women’s History about thirty years ago, the field did not exist. It was not recognized, people didn’t think that women had a history worth knowing. … For women, looking back to the past has usually been painful because what we would learn would be an absence. We would learn that... Read more »
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize “Her award will not mark the end of her campaign to advocate for girls’ education, she said. ‘I think this is really the beginning,’ she said, adding that children around the world ‘should stand up for their rights’ and ‘not wait for someone else.’” Congratulations to... Read more »