This week's episode was all about the amazing Lotfia El-Nadi, the first egyptian woman to earn her pilot's license. Not only that, but she was also the 2nd woman ever to complete the plane trip between Cairo and Alexandria, beaten only by Amelia Earhart.
To celebrate a recent podcast milestone, Bea takes on the story of Norwegian Nobel Prize winner Sigrid Undset, who wrote books about medieval Scandanavia.
Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi, was an integral part of the Indian fight for independence. Despite being a pro-British Queen for much of her reign, Lakshmibai eventually came around to the benefits of an independent India, and immediately set about using her power to fight against colonialist troops.
2018 is almost over, so that means it's time to look back on my favourite girl power moments of the year. From sporting achievements to unbelieveable bravery in the face of adversity, this year had it all. Let me know your favourite girl power moments of the year!
This week Bea delves into the life of Sameera Moussa, another scientist whose life was cut much too short. She was a fascinating atomic scientist, who advocated for "atoms for peace". Her work led her far and wide, and gave her many 'firsts'.