The Happenings – October 2016

What a month! I've been busy, to say the least, but I also got a chance to get A LOT of reading in. And listening.... I think this has been my biggest month and then I finally hit my "read a book over 500 pages" part of the Read Harder Challenge. It was the last... Continue Reading →

Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran by Shirin Ebadi

Review: This is the first book of my new challenge to read all the women Nobel laureates! It was a great start. While Ebadi does cover her level of involvement in setting up the Nobel Women's Iniative, One Million Signatures, and later the establishment of the Center of the Defenders of Human Rights, this is mostly a... Continue Reading →

Femme Friday: Nobel Laureates

Thus far, I have only read three books by Nobel Laureates. I've read other books that have included the accomplishments of Nobel Laureates, but only penned by them. I'm pretty sure the number wouldn't greatly increase if I dug through the anthologies of women that I've read either. Click here for a full list of... Continue Reading →

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World by Rachel Swaby

Believe it or not, there is actually a rich history (herstory) of women who we are indebted to for their intellectual accomplishments.  Headstrong opens with an anecdote that would be more funny if it weren't so true and prevalent about us not getting recognition for this fact. There are 52 examples, one for every week of... Continue Reading →

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