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Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science
Episode 2617th November 2021 • Disobedient Femmes • Suzanne LaGrande
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In this episode of Disobedient Femmes, Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Anna Reser and Leila McNeill, authors of Forces of Nature: The Women: The Women Who Changed Science.

In this interview, Anna and Leila discuss:

  • The reasons why so few women scientists have been included in the history of science
  • Some of the fascinating women scientists whose work is featured in Forces of Nature
  • The institutional barriers that often barred women from the spaces where scientific discoveries and innovation were recorded
  • The difference that women’s perspectives and experiences make in how science is practiced and understood.

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