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Her-Story: Then & Now


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Did you know that the technology that operates your cell phone was designed by a silver screen goddess in the 1940s? Or, that the first computer programmer was actually the daughter of a racy 18th Century English poet? Actress Kate Mulgrew (internationally known for her role as Captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager™) narrates these and other fascinating tales of women's contributions to science and technology.



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Want to learn what today's women pioneers in science and technology are doing to encourage the next generation? Her-Story: Now explores innovative programs that encourage and assist young women in pursuing education and careers in science, technology and engineering.


Click here to learn how to use this radio series to encourage participation in STEM education and careers.

Her-Story: Then was produced by Mary Darcy, and written by Mary Darcy and Marianne Rahn-Erickson. Her-Story: Now was produced by Glenn Busby.

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