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Marie Van Brittan Brown, Inventor

Marie Van Brittan Brown, Inventor

Guest post author: Lily Does your house have a security system? Marie Van Brittan Brown was the inventor of the first home security systems which made the homes of so many people safer! Born on October 20, 1922 in New York, she was an inventor and Nurse. Marie Van...

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Kids Need to See It to Be It

Kids Need to See It to Be It

The Problem of the Missing Role Models When I saw this tweet from the terrific kids' show Sci Girls, about Kamala Harris, I thought, "Yes!" All people need to see themselves in books, movies, tv, and the real world, represented. No one likes to be left out, but more...

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Frida Hansen, Weaver

Frida Hansen, Weaver

Imagine you’re a lady born in 1855, you live in Norway and you were raised as a proper lady from a wealthy family. You were given an education at private schools and taught to do embroidery and to draw and paint. You grow up, get married and everything is fine, until...

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The Guerrilla Girls

The Guerrilla Girls

Who are the Guerrilla Girls? Every other artist we have talked about so far is just one person. The Guerrilla Girls are a group of women, but nobody knows who they really are. Each woman in the group takes the name of a famous woman artist and only appears in public...

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