How much do you know about aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart? Or activist Malala Yousafzai? Can you remember why Marie Curie was awarded a Nobel Prize, or why Rosa Parks is immortalised as the heroine of the civil rights movement?
Why is Jane Goodall an icon, and why should Wangari Maathai be on every curriculum? And were there any female astronauts?
Get the answers with Woman Who Changed The World, a stylish digital storybook about the lives of six inspiring women – and a collective of pioneering astronauts – who changed civilisation for the better.
Learn about Kahlo’s first paintings, and Curie’s dogged pursuit of academia, at a time when women were not allowed to be educated.
Each character is immortalised as an endearing, animated avatar. Tap a headshot to be transported to a dynamic chapter about your chosen heroine, learning about their childhood, biography and family.
Some of the story is spoken aloud, some is designed to be read. Answer multiple-choice questions correctly in order to process through each chapter.
The app is pitched at children aged nine and over, but it’s not childish – there’s no talking down here. The animations are stylish and thoughtful, and the test questions difficult enough to challenge curious children. The moral of the story? Women are powerful.