Ladies Can’t Climb Ladders – Jane Robinson
Sat, 17 October 3:00pm
The pioneering adventures of the first professional women who forged careers in the fields of medicine, law, academia, architecture, engineering and the church. 100 years since The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919, this book honours the working women whose shared vision, sacrifice and perseverance in breaking down barriers began a process we have yet to finish. Jane Robinson is a writer, lecturer and broadcaster specialising in social history through women’s eyes.
A well researched and entertaining read….a wonderful celebration of female pioneers – The Sunday Times
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