In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, Geography Cat would like to introduce you to some amazing women geographers who you may not know. Please add your own suggestions in the comments box at the foot of this page.
Zonia Baber (1862-1955)
“…The public may be brought to understand the importance of geography.”
Zonia Baber; geographer, explorer, teacher, activist, geologist and educational reformer. Here are two great articles that I urge you to read about this exceptional woman:
“If it takes a village to raise a child, it certainly takes a movement to undo an occupation.”
Dr Ruth Wilson Gilmore is Professor of Geography in the Doctoral Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences at the Graduate Centre, City University of New York, the current president of the American Studies Association, an award winning author and an inspiration.