7 World-Changing Women History Books Don’t Tell You About

In April of 2019, Dr. Katie Bouman from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology produced the first-ever image of a black hole and had the whole world talking about the role of women in history. It sounds sad, but for centuries, many discoveries and inventions made by women had been ignored by history books and remained overshadowed by men’s breakthroughs. According to historian Dr. Bettany Hughes, women’s achievements in art, science, politics, and other fields make up for only 0.5% of recorded history.