Sameera Moussa

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'.

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Lee Miller

Model, surrealist, war photojournalist...is there anything this gal can't do?? Lee Miller was an incredibly influential artist, from her first days on the covers of Vogue, to her time photographing life in concentration camps. She was a powerhouse of a human, and this is her story.

Alice Ball

Alice Ball was many things. Not just content with being the first black woman to receive a master's degree from The University of Hawaii AND the first female chemistry professor there, she was also the person who created a treatment for leprosy used for 20 years. Oh, and she did all this before the age of 24.

Wang Zhenyi

After being held against her will in a psychiatric hospital aged 21 because of a breakdown caused by a miscarriage, Judi Chamberlin dedicated her life to changing the way people looked at and treated those with mental health conditions. From organising Mad Pride to setting up centres to help people work through their trauma, she did it all.

Judi Chamberlin

After being held against her will in a psychiatric hospital aged 21 because of a breakdown caused by a miscarriage, Judi Chamberlin dedicated her life to changing the way people looked at and treated those with mental health conditions. From organising Mad Pride to setting up centres to help people work through their trauma, she did it all.