50 Amazing Swiss Women

True Stories You Should Know About

Published: 2/4/2021

Spies, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, politicians, athletes, midwives, mothers... Swiss women are daring, ingenious, and brave. Though the country is small, the heroines are vast!

February 2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of women's right to vote in Switzerland. This book celebrates the accomplishments, struggles, and strengths of Swiss women. One-page biographies give a glimpse into the lives of fifty Swiss women - both historical and contemporary - who inspire and intrigue.

Co-authored by Laurie Theurer, Katie Hayoz, Anita Lehmann, Alnaaze Nathoo and Barbara Nigg. 

Illustrated by Mireille Lachausse.


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