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The most influential and distinguished women throughout the world are brought together in this unique single-volume publication. Listing more than 7,500 entries from a variety of backgrounds, this new ninth edition reflects the significant role of women in modern society. A one-stop research tool making reference quick and easy, recognizing established personalities as well as women who are rising to prominence. To ensure accuracy, the entrants themselves validate information wherever possible.
Each entry provides comprehensive biographical details, including, where available,
- each entry includes: name, titles, nationality, profession, date and place of birth, personal details, education, career history, honours, awards and prizes, publications, artistic achievements, leisure interests, and contact details, including address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and website addresses.where available
- comprehensive biographies of women from all occupational fields are included: politics, finance, business, academia, science, literature, the media, fashion, the arts, medicine, sports and many more.