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.
Europa publicationshave long been regarded as premier reference resources, providing authoritative political and economic data for every country and region of the world, biographical profiles of the most influential global figures in every field, including politics, science, business, academia, the arts and the media, and unrivalled access to information on universities, libraries and other academic institutions world-wide.
Available in print and online, Europa's principal titles, The Europa World Year Book,The Europa Regional Surveys of the World, The International Who's Who and The Europa World of Learning, serve the contemporary research needs of students, academics and information-seekers in specialist and general reference libraries, government offices and commercial institutions in every country.
‘This is a clear, accurate and up-to-date volume produced to Europa’s usual high standards’ – Reference Reviews
‘The International Who’s Who of Women is scrupulously up-to-copy-date’ – Times Literary Supplement
‘Valuable and unique, this work promises to be useful to academic, public, and business libraries, and to corporations, the media, and organizations and associations’ – Choice
‘The additional coverage of women is needed and welcome’ – Wilson Library Bulletin
‘… few public reference libraries and academic libraries will be able to resist it’ – A Year in Reference