50 Amazing Swiss Women
True Stories You Should Know About
von Theurer, Laurie
February 2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of women's right to vote in Switzerland. This book celebrates the diverse accomplishments, struggles and strengths of Swiss women. One-page biographies give readers a glimpse into the lives of fifty Swiss women - both historical and contemporary - who inspire and intrigue. Each biography is paired with a unique, color illustration by Swiss illustrator Mireille Lachausse. Spies, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, politicians, athletes, midwives, mothers...Swiss women are daring, ingenious, and brave. Though the country is small, the heroines are vast!