Congrats to both speakers. Meredith Wadman’s The Vaccine Race (“Scientific anecdotes, historical detail and quirky characters enliven this tale of how researchers developed vaccines against polio, rubella, rabies and more.”) and Liza Mundy’s Code Girls (“Because they were sworn to secrecy, the women recruited to decipher German and Japanese codes were barely known after World… Read more »
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The NY Times have reviewed the latest from Liza Mundy. (Above see a recent talk on the book; introduced by Liza’s husband.) In Liza Mundy’s prodigiously researched and engrossing new book, “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II,” she describes the experiences of several thousand American women… Read more »
Liza Mundy discuss her new book, Code Girls, at 2017 Southern Festival of Books. Watch via C-SPAN here.
Liza Mundy’s new book Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War IIis out now. Check out coverage in Politico and the Washington Post: In the past few years, forgotten women of science, from the genteel astronomers who classified the stars at the Harvard Observatory in the 1890s to… Read more »
Liza Mundy’s Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II is out October 10th. Pre-order here.
Liza Mundy, author of The Richer Sex, is set to publish her next book, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II, this October. Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War… Read more »
New Liza Mundy cover story for the The Atlantic. The dozens of women I interviewed for this article love working in tech. They love the problem-solving, the camaraderie, the opportunity for swift advancement and high salaries, the fun of working with the technology itself. They appreciate their many male colleagues who are considerate and supportive…. Read more »
Liza Mundy has a new piece in the Dec/Jan issue of MORE Magazine entitled “How to Fail Successfully.” Not quite a decade ago, Maria Klawe, then the highly regarded dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University, was recruited to become the fifth president of Harvey Mudd College, an elite Southern… Read more »
Liza Mundy, author of The Richer Sex, has written a new essay for the Atlantic, “Cracking the Bamboo Ceiling.” By design, last year’s publication of Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg, the famous and powerful COO of Facebook, launched a women’s movement: more than 20,000 Lean In Circles have since been formed, where members talk about… Read more »
Liza Mundy with a recent NY Times op-ed on why “The Media Has a Woman Problem.” It’s been 20 years, but things haven’t changed as much as we might expect. A new report by the Women’s Media Center found that male reporters still accounted for 63 percent of bylines in the nation’s top 10 papers… Read more »