Episode 26

Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science

Published on: 17th November, 2021

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.

For more about Anna Reser and Leilla McNeil’s work, visit https://www.ladyscience.com/podcast ,annareser.com/ and leilamcneill.com

For more interviews with women writers, artists and activists who are re-imagining the world, please visit: disobedientfemmes.com or suzannelagrande.com

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Suzanne LaGrande

I am a writer, artist and radio producer and host of Disobedient Femmes, Shaman's notebook & The Voice Plays. For more about me visit: suzannelagrande.com