Connected Women

Inspiring women who have shaped the world and each other

Kate Hodges, illustrated by Sarah Papworth and foreword by Lucy Mangan
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Explores the links between 84 pioneering women in order to show the indomitable strength of womankind.

Behind every great woman… is another great woman.

Here, the extraordinary achievements, relationships and secret histories of 84 pioneering women are revealed in inspirational stories of connection, which together show the indomitable strength of womankind. From ground-breaking scientist Marie Curie to political activist Malala Yousafzai, from feminist author Virginia Woolf to the game-changing Billie Jean King; Connected Women creates a gigantic web of womanhood.

Threading tales from across the globe and throughout history, the lives of innovative aviatrixes, gun-toting revolutionaries and women with incomparable intellects are revealed, including forgotten figures from behind the scenes; those who didn't get the credit for scientific discoveries, sporting achievements or acts of bravery when they were alive. Some names will be familiar, some might not, but all are equally important. With compelling story-telling and beautifully illustrated portraits, Connected Women is bold and engaging with a unique purpose: to uncover centuries of sisterhood.

Featuring Michelle Obama, Gala Dalî, Emma Watson, Nina Simone, Frida Kahlo, Coco Chanel, Greta Garbo, Eleanor Roosevelt, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and many more inspired and inspirational women who have shaped the world we live in today.

Author bio:

Kate Hodges graduated from the University of Westminster with a BA in Print Journalism. She has over 20 years writing experience on magazines, having been a staffer on publications including The Face, Bizarre, Just Seventeen, Smash Hits and Sky, and written for many more, including The Guardian, Kerrang! and NME. She has also worked for Rapido TV and P For Production films. She is the author of three books on London.

Category: Other books
ISBN: 9780711255876
Edition No: 2
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: White Lion Publishing
Pub Date: March 2022
Page Extent: 192
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Biography & True Stories