No. 7: The Problem with Phenom Firsts

Wonder Women of STEM by Leila A. McNeill

Ladies First by Anna Reser

In this issue, Leila writes about the representation of women in STEM in the 1940s Wonder Woman back-up feature "Wonder Women of History." Anna shows that focusing only on 'female firsts' is an exclusive way to write women into history as it overlooks and diminishes the lives and stories of other women.