activists STEM

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is an activist, primatologist and anthropologist who is considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. Goodall was born in London, and at a young age was given a toy chimpanzee which inspired her lifelong love of animals. She travelled to a friends farm in Kenya in 1957, where she met notable Kenyan archaeologist and …

activists social reform

Frances Power Cobbe

Frances Power Cobbe was an Irish writer, social reformer, anti-vivisection activist, and leading women’s suffrage campaigner. Cobb was born in 1822 in Newbridge House on her family estate in what is now Donabate, Co. Dublin. The Cobbe family included noteworthy figures like Charles Cobbe, the Archbishop of Dublin from 1743 to 1765. Cobbe was the …