Archive for month: March, 2017

How much do you know about the women who shaped modern physics?

Theoretical physicist (and TED Fellow) Shohini Ghose has two great passions: physics, and advocating for gender equity in the sciences. “There are still relatively few women in physics — and the higher up the ladder in academia or industry you [...]

5 TED-Ed Lessons about awesome women in history

If it’s true that well-behaved women seldom make history, then we’d like to introduce you to a few of our favorite troublemakers. Here are 5 TED-Ed Lessons about remarkable women: 1. The pharaoh that wouldn’t be forgotten Hatshepsut was a [...]

5 TED-Ed Animations to watch during Women’s History Month

Mary Kingsley first sailed to West Africa in 1893 with a bag packed for adventure. Fortunately, it was a waterproof bag. The contents? Quinine to ward off malaria, empty glass vials to fill with Science, and a translation of the [...]