Women in Medicine: Dr Elsie Inglis

For many years, women have been largely overlooked in science whether it be their contribution to scientific discoveries or scientific professions. Conveniently whilst visiting The Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh I stumbled upon a temporary exhibition called ‘Field Notes: Reflections of Camp Life at The Scottish Women’s Hospital.’ Here I came across the incredible and selfless … More Women in Medicine: Dr Elsie Inglis

Valentina Tereshkova, First Woman to go to Space

58 years ago, Yuri Gagarin, Soviet pilot and cosmonaut, became the first human being to go beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. Just two years later, Valentina Tereshkova made the headlines as the first woman to travel to space. As the Cold War escalated, so did the race to engineer better space technology and win ideological influence … More Valentina Tereshkova, First Woman to go to Space