“Margaret Hamilton led the team that developed the in-flight software for the Apollo missions. Man wouldn’t have set foot on the moon without her work.”

Margaret Hamilton (1936–), computer scientist whose work took us to the moon

“Margaret Hamilton led the team that developed the in-flight software for the Apollo missions. Man wouldn’t have set foot on the moon without her work.

Carla Geyser, who will be leading the pack, officially launching the first-ever all-female expedition across 10 African countries in aid of endangered elephants.

Carla Geyser, who will be leading the pack, officially launching the first-ever all-female expedition across 10 African countries in aid of endangered elephants.

The women of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory helped launch the first American satellites, lunar missions and planetary explorations. Those "human computers," as they were called, are seen here in 1953.

Meet The 'Rocket Girls,' The Women Who Charted The Course To Space

The women of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory helped launch the first American satellites, lunar missions and planetary explorations. Those "human computers," as they were called, are seen here in

Cambridge rowers humbled after messages of support and admiration for Women’s Boat Race battle

The national reaction to Cambridge University's persistence in completing the Cancer Research UK Women's Boat Race proved to be something of a surprise to the crew.

At this year's Women of the World Festival (aka Glastonbury for feminists) there was no shortage of great women. Here's just three who are trying to help the lives of vulnerable women

At this year's Women of the World Festival (aka Glastonbury for feminists) there was no shortage of great women. Here's just three who are trying to help the lives of vulnerable women

Emily Temple-Wood, a microbiology student at Loyola University Chicago, has come up with a unique way to combat the online harassment she faces as an advocate for women in science. | This Student Adds A Woman In Science To Wikipedia Every Time She’s Harassed Online

Emily Temple-Wood, a microbiology student at Loyola University Chicago, has come up with a unique way to combat the online harassment she faces as an advocate for women in science.

This Student Adds A Woman In Science To Wikipedia Every Time She’s Harassed Online - For every harassing email she receives, Emily Temple-Wood creates a Wikipedia page for a woman in science.

Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy wants her Oscar-nominated film about Saba to expose the shameful crime Pakistan has ignored for too long

The case of Saba Qaiser and the film-maker determined to put an end to 'honour' killings

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy talks about her Oscar-nominated film about Saba Qaiser, the who was shot by her father and lived to tell the tale

Dr Valerie Pearl passed away on Saturday 20 February 2016.  Dr Pearl was President of New Hall from 1981 to 1996.

Dr Valerie Pearl passed away on Saturday 20 February Dr Pearl was President of New Hall from 1981 to

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