Women in 2021 talk about sexism and not being taken seriously by the scientific, corporate or engineering world. Imagine what that was like during World War Two? Hedy Lamarr was called the most beautiful woman in the world, but in her own words, she wished they’d been more interested in her brain. In fact, you might actually be listening to us via a technology she played a part in developing, right now…

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Reading list:
Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World – Richard Rhodes 
Ecstasy and Me: My Life as a Woman – Hedy Lamarr 
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (video)

 

 

Hedy Lamarr

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