Rosalind Franklin, what a boss. Thanks to her we know today the double helix structure of DNA. However, her colleagues were very careful to hide the valuable contributions of this scientist, who they considered inferior for being a woman. Do you want to know more about her? Click here.
Olive Morris, a warrior boss. She was an amazing activist in the 70s in UK. She fought without rest against the injustices suffered by racialized women. She felt in her body the atrocities of an unfair system. And, despite dying at 27, today she’s still considered one of the most influential people in her time for those who met her. Do you want to know why? Click here.
Hedy Lamarr, an inventor boss who wasn’t allowed to invent. That’s what you get for being so pretty… Thanks to her we have WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and so much more. She was born the 9th of November of 1914 in Vienna and, do you want to know what’s that we celebrate that day each year because of her? Click here.
Gazmira was an indigenous girl from La Palma. In 1493 she found out that nearly 3000 natives had been sold as slaves in Seville by Fernández de Lugo. She fought to get them free, and found them one by one in order to bring them back to the Canary Islands. She was the first Canarian activist and the voice of the indigenous people in mainland Spain. Do you want to know more about her? Click here.
Zora was an Afro American anthropologist and writer. Her womanly point of view meant that her colleagues considered her anthropologic and semi autobiographic works as fiction. They discredited her work about the experiences of the Afro American women since they weren’t only about the racial struggle. She died impoverished and ridiculed, although soon after her books were revisited and she won several posthumous awards. If you want to know more about her, click here.