Weekly Recommended Reading

Since Parkland, the Secret History of Women in Coding, and more

Since Parkland Teen reporters from across the country began working together to document the children, ages zero to 18, killed in shootings during one year in America

Recognizing women pioneers of the auto industry From the first car patent awarded in 1886 all the way to the automation of cars, there have been innovations made by many female scientists and inventors. Unfortunately, the patent process has historically been slow to recognize their contributions, from Bankrate.com

The Secret History of Women in Coding Computer programming once had much better gender balance than it does today. What went wrong?, from The New York Times

Abuse of Faith 20 years, 700 victims: Southern Baptist sexual abuse spreads as leaders resist reforms, from The Houston Chronicle

Behind the Scenes of Sandra Day O'Connor's First Days on the Supreme Court As the first female justice retires from public life, read about her debut on the highest court in the nation, from Smithsonian Magazine