Seven often-forgotten African American Women in History

In celebration of Black History month, Let’s Hear It For The Girl, is showcasing seven great African American women in history. While casting a spotlight on only seven women is an insignificant step towards remedying centuries worth of hidden figures, hopefully it will encourage all of us to look deeper and consider those history has failed to remember. 1. Cathay Williams 1842 - ... READ MORE >

Thoughts on Hidden Figures

*Be warned, this post contains spoilers. For those of you who have not seen the film, and want to avoid them, my thoughts can be summarised in three words: absolutely, flipping brilliant.*  Hidden Figures tells the true story of three African America women, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who worked for NASA during the 1960's. All three women progressed to make brilliant ... READ MORE >

Marie Curie: The Ultimate Over-Achiever

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." - Marie Curie Marie Curie was a top student, physicist, chemist, inventor, discoverer, two time Nobel Prize winner, wife, mother and professor. Marie began life living in poverty in Poland, was forced to migrate in order to gain an education and worked in a world ... READ MORE >