Who was the New Woman and her bicycle? Why did Victorian men hate her & doctors warn against her? Find out the role the bicycle played on women’s empowerment.
Mary Ann Shadd Cary was a teacher, publisher, and lawyer born in the United States who emigrated to Canada until the Civil War was over and slavery abolished. She worked as an anti-slavery and civil rights activist, and published and edited a weekly newspaper called The Provincial Freeman. Early Life Mary Ann Shadd was born […]
Suffragist vs Suffragette: one was known for peaceful protests and one was known for setting fires and bombing buildings. Find out which is which!
Gertrude B. Elion was a Nobel Prize winning biochemist who developed the first immunosuppressive drug and the first successful antiviral drug.
Augusta Ada King, known as Ada Lovelace, was a brilliant mathematician, exceptional writer, and one of the world’s earliest computer programmers.
These women philosophers of Ancient Greece defied society to pursue knowledge, and became famous for the contributions they made to philosophy.
Through her research work, biologists Stevens discovered that chromosomes are responsible for the sex of humans and every other living organism.
Hypatia of Alexandria was a renowned mathematician, female philosopher and astronomer who became an academic at the University of Alexandria.
Fannie Lou Hamer was a powerful public speaker who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans to vote safely, despite the danger to her life.
Did you know that women’s suffrage and the temperance movement were both considered radical causes? Here’s how and why suffragists worked for prohibition.