Anna-Marie Crowhurst

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  • Visible Women

    This pre-Raphaelite muse was Britain’s most visible Victorian woman of colour

    Remembering Fanny Eaton, the Jamaica-born icon held up as an example of perfect beauty.

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  • Visible Women

    This inventor could have revolutionised periods. Why was she ignored?

    The true story of forgotten inventor Mary Davidson Kenner, who created an innovative new menstrual pad in 1956.

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  • Visible Women

    The incredible true story of Elsie de Wolfe, the world’s very first interior designer

    “I opened the doors and windows of America, and let the air and sunshine in”

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  • Visible Women

    The remarkable true story of Mae Jemison, the first woman of colour in space

    Her list of achievements is truly out of this world

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  • Visible Women

    The inspirational true story of Sylvia Robinson, aka ‘The Mother of Hip-Hop’

    Sylvia Robinson co-founded the first rap record label, heralding a musical revolution

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  • Visible Women

    The true story of Fatima al-Fihri, the founder of the world’s first known university

    She paved the way for modern universities around the globe

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  • Visible Women

    This female gaming pioneer was so successful she retired at 35

    Carol Shaw paved the way for women in gaming

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  • Visible Women

    England’s first female barrister was a tireless advocate for women’s rights

    This week’s Forgotten Woman is Helena Normanton, the first woman to practise at the bar in England and a champion of gender equality.

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    Visible Women

    The incredible true story of the first woman to fly solo around the world

    More than 50 years ago, Jerrie Mock made history by taking to the skies in a plane called Charlie. And she never looked back.

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  • Visible Women

    Remembering Christina Jenkins, the woman who invented the weave

    “It’s no overstatement to say Christina Jenkins changed women’s lives forever”

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