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Society of Women Geographers | The World's Fare

Society of Women Geographers | The World's Fare | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
This is an international organization for women who have accomplished a fairly substantial amount of travel and research — so it's not a group of kids. The backgrounds vary widely–adventurers, anthropologists, astronauts, ...
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The extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell in The Desert Queen

The extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell in The Desert Queen | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
The eldest daughter of a British steel magnate, Gertrude Bell was born in 1869, at the height of stodgy, Victorian England. Possessing a keen mind and a determined disposition, she rejected the narrow life of a stayed and ...
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Canyoning in The Azores (VIDEO) - FemaleFirst.co.uk

Canyoning in The Azores (VIDEO) - FemaleFirst.co.uk | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
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Earlier this century, adventurers were looking for caves in the canyons between rivers and gorges, not realizing that they were creating a more adventurous sport.
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Interview: Roz Savage, Solo Ocean Rower | The Well-Travelled ...

Interview: Roz Savage, Solo Ocean Rower | The Well-Travelled ... | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
At the Adventure Travel Show a few weeks ago there were some amazing and inspiring talks, one of which was given by Roz Savage, who she herself admits that she doesn't fit the stereotypical image of a male, bearded and bedraggled adventurer.
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Women Explorers Timeline -- National Geographic

Women Explorers Timeline -- National Geographic | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
National Geographic supports groundbreaking scientific fieldwork and critical expeditions through grant programs and public projects. Find out more about our work throughout the years.
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demons: Noted war correspondent and photographer...

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demons: “Noted war correspondent and photographer Margaret Bourke-White sharing a meal with South Korean troops in the field, 1952. ” (Photo: demons: Noted war correspondent and photographer Margaret Bourke-White sharing a meal with South...
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Famous Dyslexics: Ann Bancroft | Easyread System

Famous Dyslexics: Ann Bancroft | Easyread System | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
In 2001, she joined a Norwegian female adventurer in a skiing expedition across Antarctica – setting a third world record. She currently runs an exploration company and continues to trek around the world on adventure ...
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Margaret Bourke-White

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Margaret Bourke-White – hugger of cats,  feeder of cats, and a legendary photographer. (Margaret Bourke-White – hugger of cats, feeder of cats, and a legendary photographer.
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Black Women Who Changed the World - Washington Informer

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Sojourner was born into slavery with the name Isabella Baumfree. ...
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Polar Explorer Felicity Aston inspires Weston College students during Aspirations Week | Weston-super-Mare People

Polar Explorer Felicity Aston inspires Weston College students during Aspirations Week | Weston-super-Mare People | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
THE first woman to ski across Antarctica alone inspired hundreds of students during Weston College's Aspirations Week.
In 2012, Polar explorer, meteorologist and physicist Felicity Aston traversed...
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Isabella Bird—The Forgotten Traveler

Isabella Bird—The Forgotten Traveler | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
Isabella Bird left England and never looked back. The sickly vicar's daughter became one of the world's toughest and greatest adventure/travelers who made a remarkable series of journeys at the end of the 19th century.
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Top 10 Female Adventurers | 45ºN 68ºW Outpost

Top 10 Female Adventurers | 45ºN 68ºW Outpost | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
When we think of adventurers and explorers it is common to think of men, bearded and grim, setting out in search of new lands or excitement. However history is littered with women who have bucked the trend of staying at home and gone on adventures.
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How to Be A Renaissance Woman in the 21st Century | MOMentumNation

How to Be A Renaissance Woman in the 21st Century | MOMentumNation | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
How to Be A Renaissance...anything really, it's all about being an active & engaged learner & explorer! http://t.co/LB0FQ8Kk
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A Woman Who Made History in the Middle East | Top Secret Writers

A Woman Who Made History in the Middle East | Top Secret Writers | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
“No woman in recent time has combined her qualities – her taste for arduous and dangerous adventure with her scientific (Gertrude Bell. Explorer, archeologist, mountaineer, king maker, and author.
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Those Gallant Young Gals in their Flying Machines

Those Gallant Young Gals in their Flying Machines | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
Women succeeded in spite of their restrictions and restrictive clothing. And yet, if you ask anyone to talk about pioneers and explorers of the early twentieth century, I doubt if a woman's name will come up.
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7 Extreme Female Explorers: Photos : DNews

7 Extreme Female Explorers: Photos : DNews | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
Check out 7 Extreme Female Explorers: Photos (7 Extreme Female Explorers: Photos : Discovery News http://t.co/Q9cnmdH08w)
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Modern times, hard facts as they are | Berlin Art Link

Modern times, hard facts as they are | Berlin Art Link | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
Margaret Bourke-White is considered to be one of the first photojournalists in the history of photography and she was the first woman to join teams of magazines such as Fortune and Life. Her career began in the steel mills of ...
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Ski pioneer wins mountain honour - Lochaber News

Ski pioneer wins mountain honour - Lochaber News | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
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Mrs Simpson also attempted to ski to the North Pole and reached the most northerly point by an unsupported woman at the time.
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Polar explorers wives: New book tells their story - Scotsman (blog)

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The women who married Polar explorers were astonishing in their own right.
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Icy beginning for women explorers - Northern Star

Icy beginning for women explorers - Northern Star | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
Icy beginning for women explorers Northern Star Ms Blackadder, who won the 2011-2012 Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship, spent six weeks on an Antarctic voyage and visited Davis Station in Antarctica, as part of the research for her novel about...
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Over the hills and far away - The Australian

Over the hills and far away - The Australian | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
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In 2007, she took more than two months off work to ride a motorcycle from Islamabad in Pakistan to Kathmandu in Nepal, passing through Afghanistan and Tibet, with a small group of fellow adventurers.
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Rhys's Pieces: Fearless Females of the Edwardian Era

Rhys's Pieces: Fearless Females of the Edwardian Era | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
Following last week's feisty female detectives, I'm focusing this week on female explorers, of whom there were too many to mention. When you think how primitive and dangerous travel was at this time in much of the world, and ...
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The Traveler...: Swiss Adventurer, Traveller, Writer, and ...

The Traveler...: Swiss Adventurer, Traveller, Writer, and ... | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
Swiss Adventurer, Traveller, Writer, and Photographer - Ella Maillart... Ella Maillart - February 20, 1903, – March 27, 1997. I always respected the rebel in strong, independent, intellectual women who does not conform.
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First woman in the world to traverse Antarctica solo! | Pop&Go ...

First woman in the world to traverse Antarctica solo! | Pop&Go ... | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
The challenge took 59 days of sheer female power, inspiring thousands of female adventurers across the UK. However this is not everything, she did it all on her own! Indeed Felicity is the first woman in the world to have ...
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2 centuries later, female explorer gets plant named after her | MNN ...

2 centuries later, female explorer gets plant named after her | MNN ... | Women Who Dared | Scoop.it
More than two centuries after she disguised herself as a man and set out on a journey that would make her the first woman to circle the globe, pioneering botani.
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Margaret Bourke-White

A documentary about Margaret Bourke-White. (Short documentary on Margaret Bourke-White, but I highly recommend Vicki Goldberg's biography. An epic life story.
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