Extraordinary Women

The pioneering women who showed that a woman could be the equal of any man. But behind the public success, there was so often private heartache and personal tragedy. Featuring archive, interviews and dramatic re-enactment, this series reveals how these extraordinary women overcame adversity to emerge as triumphant, inspirational icons of the 20th century.

Episodes

Air Date: March 09, 2020 - 48:21
Maria Montessori was a woman of vision. In a remarkable life spanning eight decades, Maria Montessori, challenged convention to pioneer a radical new system of education; one which focused on the child as an independent learner.
Air Date: November 04, 2019 - 51:55
Amelia Earhart was an aviation pioneer and female icon. Born to a privileged family in Kansas in the United States, Amelia grew up a tomboy. It was no surprise that when her father, Edwin took her to an air show, Amelia was hooked.