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Paving the Way for Women in Janice Kaplan's The Genius of Women

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If I asked you to name a genius, there’s a good chance you’d say: Albert Einstein, or Galileo, or Mozart, or some other famous man from history. But what about Clara Peeters? Lise Meitner? Frances Arnold? Fei-Fei Li? Likely not. The way we have defined genius throughout history, famous men from male-dominated power structures, has kept women geniuses in the shadows for too long. This is according to writer Janice Kaplan, the New York Times bestselling author of The Gratitude Diaries, and in her latest book The Genuis of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World, she shines a light on the too often forgotten achievements of women and tells us how to open up pathways for women geniuses of the future to receive the recognition and resources they need and deserve.