Month: June 2018

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan

Summary Did you know there was a time when girls were not allowed to speak in front of an audience at school? During the mid 1800’s, Belva Lockwood saw this happening and knew it was wrong. She decided to end this oppression by teaching…

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer

Summary   Where does creativity come from? Steve Jobs once said it evolves from “connecting things.” The story of Ada Lovelace supports this idea. Energized by a curious imagination as a child, Ada designed fantastic creations. Her mother worried about Ada’s wild notions and…

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