Inventors, astronauts, rocket scientists, mathematicians, chemists, statisticians...women have been pioneers in STEM fields for centuries, all while battling against prejudices and social restrictions. Hedy Lamarr, Sally Ride, Maria Mitchell, Rachel Carson are among the many, often unheralded role models, who deserve to remembered as leaders at the top of their fields.
Headstrong by Rachel Swaby tells the stories of women scientists from all over the world who have made profound and innovative contributions to science and changed the world. This powerful tour of the impact of women in STEM is an inspiration for future generations of scientists.
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