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Rachel Swaby

Rachel Swaby is freelance writer and editor based in Brooklyn, NY. Her first book, Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science—And the World, appeared in 2015.

Ms. Swaby's writing has appeared in Runner's WorldWiredThe New YorkerAfar MagazineTested.comO, The Oprah MagazineOutside, and others.

She is also a Senior Editor at Longshot Magazine, former presenter at Pop-Up Magazine, and was the editor in chief of The Connective, issue 1.

Articles by this Author

Ride Sally Ride, Winter 2020 | Vol. 64, No. 1
The first American woman in space inspired thousands of girls dreaming of a career in science.