Awe-inspiring Women in STEM books

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11 allows us to honour womenโ€™s significant achievements in science and place a much-needed focus on girls entering Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers. One of the best ways to support them is to know their names and buy their work, where possible. So hereโ€™s some of the best books written by women in STEM.

๐Ÿ“š The Gendered Brain: The New Neuroscience That Shatters the Myth of the Female Brain by Gina Rippon

๐Ÿ“š Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures by Roma Agrawal MBE

๐Ÿ“š Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

๐Ÿ“š The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science by Julie Des Jardins

๐Ÿ“š The Fossil Hunter: Dinosaurs, Evolution, and the Woman Whose Discoveries Changed the World by Shelley Emling

๐Ÿ“š Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics by Ruth Lewin Sime

๐Ÿ“š Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age by Kurt W. Beyer

๐Ÿ“š Inferior by Angela Saini

๐Ÿ“š Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science- and the World by Rachel Swaby

๐Ÿ“š Invisible Women – Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

๐Ÿ“š Explaining Humans by Dr. Camilla Pang

๐Ÿ“š Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Which amazing woman in STEM inspires you?

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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  1. Aw wow I love this.

    Thank you for sharing

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