Authors & Events
Authors & Events
Sep 27, 2022
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Sep 27, 2022 | ISBN 9781984861740
For the first time, the New York Times bestseller Women in Science, Women in Sports, and Women in Art are collected in a gorgeous boxed set, offering stunningly illustrated profiles of 150 pioneering female scientists, athletes, and artists.Women in Science features 50 illustrated portraits of women in STEM from ancient times to the modern world. The trailblazing women profiled include such pioneers as primatologist Jane Goodall and mathematician Katherine Johnson, who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women athletes, from tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, to skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee and Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a men’s professional league. Women in Art profiles 50 notable women, from painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keeffe to lesser-known names like nineteenth-century quilter Harriet Powers and ceramic artist Nampeyo.With infographics on topics like representation and pay equity in each book, this charmingly illustrated trilogy celebrates the success of the bold female changemakers who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of leaders.
Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times bestselling author, illustrator, and designer. Rachel and her work have been featured in many print and online media outlets such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Science Friday, Brain Pickings,… More about Rachel Ignotofsky
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