education

Maria Montessori

Born in Italy in 1870, Maria Montessori enrolled in the University of Rome's school of medicine in 1893. As a woman, she faced hostility from both fellow students and professors, but despite opposition, graduated with her degree and set up a [...]

Seven Women

SEVEN WOMEN Seven Women is a not-for-profit organisation, socially and economically empowering marginalised and disabled women in Nepal through skills training and employment. Melbourne girl Steph Woollard began Seven Women in 2007 as a grass roots development project to create [...]