Thursday 13 October
15:00 - 15:30 | Women in STEM Theatre
XX marks the spot: female pirates and what they can teach us
Leafing through the dusty archives of my family tree, I discovered that female pirates existed and even thrived in the male dominated golden age of piracy. I felt immediate kinship with these determined women, who overcame many challenges of the kind we still face today. What can we learn from those who lived, loved, fought and died 400 years ago?