• Modern Women

Modern Women

A celebration of influential and inspiring women who changed the world through their lives, words, work and actions. Find out about writer and teacher Maya Angelou, computer scientist Ada Lovelace, abolitionist Harriet Tubman, film star Katharine Hepburn and pioneering musician Björk - and through their lives, discover wider stories like the suffrage movement and the civil rights struggle. All the women included in this book have paved the way for gender equality in their own indomitable way.