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Wonder Women - 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History

Sam Maggs

A fun and feminist look at forgotten women in science, technology, and beyond, from the bestselling author of THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY You may think you know women's history pretty well. But have you ever heard of. . . · Alice Ball, the chemist who developed an effective treatment for leprosy-only to have the credit taken by a man? · Mary Sherman Morgan, the rocket scientist whose liquid fuel compounds blasted the first U.S. satellite into orbit? · Huang Daopo, the inventor whose weaving technology revolutionized textile production in China-centuries before the cotton gin? Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them. In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations-all to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future.

A fun and feminist look at forgotten women in science, technology, and beyond, from the bestselling author of THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY You may think you know women's history pretty well. But have you ever heard of. . . · Alice Ball, the chemist who developed an effective treatment for leprosy-only to have the credit taken by a man? · Mary Sherman Morgan, the rocket scientist whose liquid fuel compounds blasted the first U.S. satellite into orbit? · Huang Daopo, the inventor whose weaving technology revolutionized textile production in China-centuries before the cotton gin? Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them. In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations-all to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future.
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A fun and feminist look at forgotten women in science, technology, and beyond, from the bestselling author of THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY You may think you know women's history pretty well. But have you ever heard of. . . · Alice Ball, the chemist who developed an effective treatment for leprosy-only to have the credit taken by a man? · Mary Sherman Morgan, the rocket scientist whose liquid fuel compounds blasted the first U.S. satellite into orbit? · Huang Daopo, the inventor whose weaving technology revolutionized textile production in China-centuries before the cotton gin? Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them. In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations-all to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jodelle Ferland

Length:

6h 35m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:06


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:31


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:36


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:30


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:31


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:57


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:37


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:41


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:18


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:41


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:25


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:08


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:03


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:51


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:21


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:23


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:16


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:03


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:57


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:52


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:54


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:18


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:38


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:59


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:23


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:14


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:36


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:55


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:49


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:54


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:34


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:58


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:43


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:32


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:48


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:25


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:55


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:42


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

09:19


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:25


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:25


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:23


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:48


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:18


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:20


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:18


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:36


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:34


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

08:19


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:38


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:31


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:27


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:16


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:46


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

08:17


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:05


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:03


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

00:40