Duflo and Banerjee have worked with the poor in dozens of countries spanning five continents, trying to understand the specific problems that come with poverty and to find proven solutions.
Born in 1962 in Sulechów in Poland, Tokarczuk made her debut in 1993 as a fiction writer with Podróz ludzi Księgi (The Journey of the Book-People). To date, her historical novel Księgi Jakubowe (The Books of Jacob) is considered to be the best of her works.
Her powerful language and her clarity of vision made for a combination that grabbed you by the lapels and shook you until your brain rattled as you read her writing.
Women everywhere in the world still remain underrepresented in the STEM field of Science, Technology, engineering, and mathematics. We have…