Synopses & Reviews
Most people have heard of Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Margaret Sanger, and Eleanor Roosevelt. But did you know that a female microbiologist discovered the bacterium responsible for undulant fever, which then led to the pasteurization of milk? Or that a female mathematician's work laid the foundation for abstract algebra?
Her Story is a one-of-a-kind illustrated timeline highlighting the awesome, varied, and often unrecognized contributions of American women throughout U.S. history, beginning in the 1500s and spanning all the way through 2011. The women featured in Her Story range from writers, artists, actors, and athletes to doctors, scientists, social and political activists, educators, and inventors, and come from all backgrounds and philosophies. Her Story is a captivating look at America's often unsung female champions that will resonate with women and men alike.
About the Author
Charlotte S. Waisman, PhD, is a nationally known champion for women. Over the last twenty-five years, she has advocated for women as a professor, political activist, keynote speaker, and expert witness. As a corporate leader and trainer, Waisman coauthored several books, including 50 Activities for Developing Leaders and The Leadership Training Activity Book. She is currently a vice president with a worldwide consulting company specializing in large-scale leadership, gender, and culture changes. Waisman is also director of human resources for the Women'sVision Foundation, through which she speaks extensively across the country and conducts leadership workshops.