Modern Women – 52 pioneers who changed the worldAuthor: Kira Cochrane Category: Feminism, History, Non-fiction Publisher: Aurum Press BUY NOW
About this book:
Discover the unexpected, moving, diverse and compelling stories of influential women like Maya Angelou, Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart, Billie Jean King, Lucille Ball, Frida Kahlo, Miriam Makeba, Sophie Scholl, Harriet Tubman, Rosalind Franklin, Valentina Tereshkova, Virginia Woolf, Zaha Hadid and Oprah Winfrey.
From suffragettes to scientists, activists to artists, politicians to pilots and writers to riot grrrls, these women have all paved the way for equality in their own indomitable way. Kira Cochrane is Executive Features Editor at The Guardian and was previously women’s editor from 2006-2010. She wrote the short book All the Rebel Women, an account of the fourth wave of feminism; edited the anthology Women of the Revolution; co-edited Cupcakes and Kalashnikovs, and is also the author of novels The Naked Season and Escape Routes for Beginners.