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Amelia Jenks Bloomer – Clothing Reformist

Amelia Jenks Bloomer – Clothing Reformist By: MyQdai Team Member Nancy Wendel 05. November 2019 When Malvina first told me her idea for a clothing brand, pockets for women, I thought it was so simple that it was brilliant. I have always complained about my clothing having either no pockets or faux pockets (aka fockets).

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The Enchantress of Numbers, Ada Lovelace

The The Enchantress of Numbers, Ada Lovelace I bet when you hear the words ‘computer programming’, you think of an 1800’s Countess. If not, you will from now on! Today, the 8th of October 2019, is Ada Lovelace Day, a woman who helped pioneer the computer and is known as the ‘First Computer Programmer’. These

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Mandisa Magnet

At Qdai we make a point of scouting the world for inspirational women. This week takes us to South Africa where Major Mandisa Mfeka has recently become the first black female fighter pilot in the South African Air force. In watching interviews of her I am struck by both her optimism and the significance of

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Freya Stark

​”Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest.” I am continually turning to the travel bloggers for tips on my next destination for me and my Qdai dress. I am always in awe of solo-female adventurers who travel to some of the most beautiful and daring destinations.  So I was blown

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Spotlight on La Roche and Beryl…

In 1910 a woman’s role was pretty much set in stone. Being an actress meant Elise Raymonde De La Roche was cut a bit of slack, money and status don’t buy bravery and ambition though. In 1910 she became the first female pilot to receive a pilot’s license. Her achievements in aviation were the reason

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It’s a Women’s Universe

I know you all know who Cecilia Payne was! Not! I’d never heard of her ‘till today, did you know that in 1925 she proposed that stars were comprised primarily of Helium and Hydrogen? “So what?” You say…. OK let’s rewind. She got a scholarship to Cambridge in 1919 when her single mother couldn’t afford her tuition.

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