By Sam Maggs
A enjoyable and feminist examine forgotten ladies in technology, know-how, and past, from the bestselling writer of THE FANGIRL'S advisor TO THE GALAXY
You might imagine you recognize women’s background pretty much. yet have you heard of. . .
· Alice Ball, the chemist who built a good remedy for leprosy—only to have the credits taken via a man?
· Mary Sherman Morgan, the rocket scientist whose liquid gasoline compounds blasted the 1st U.S. satellite tv for pc into orbit?
· Huang Daopo, the inventor whose weaving expertise revolutionized fabric creation in China—centuries sooner than the cotton gin?
Smart girls have consistently been in a position to in achieving awesome issues, even if the chances have been stacked opposed to them. In Wonder Women, writer Sam Maggs tells the tales of the intense, brainy, and completely rad ladies in historical past who broke obstacles as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life girls in STEM careers, an intensive bibliography, and a consultant to women-centric technology and know-how organizations—all to teach the various methods the geeky women of at the present time may also help to construct the future.
Table of Contents:
Women of Science
Women of Medicine
Women of Espionage
Women of Innovation
Women of event