Over 5,500 detailed biographies ranging from Heads of State to Supermodels. It acknowledges the talented and influential and contains over 500 completely new entries for this edition.
* 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.
* Each entry includes: nationality, date and place of birth, education, family details, career, awards and publications, leisure interests, address and telephone numbers, and e-mail and internet where available. Also indexed by profession
'Valuable and unique ... useful to academic, public and business libraries.' - Choice