Editors’ Note

Dear Readers,

Welcome to another issue of Women Across Frontiers, which explores the challenges faced by women working in male-dominated fields.

The participation of women in the labor force on a full and equal basis is an indispensable element of women’s empowerment. Globally, women have broken into fields traditionally dominated by men, such as politics, the law, medicine, science, and engineering. [read more]

  Features

Julia Ballario: Racing in a Male-Dominated Career

When she was just seven years old, Julia Ballario drove a karting, a small racing vehicle, for the first time, and that’s when she discovered her passion.

  Spotlights

Female Plastic Surgeons Help Women Suffering From Disfiguring Conditions

Female plastic surgeons help disadvantaged women suffering from disfiguring conditions caused by domestic violence, war and accidents.

  Features

Pink Power: Female Rickshaw Drivers in Pakistan

Maham Javaid introduces the courageous female rickshaw drivers of Lahore, Pakistan.

  In Conversation With

In Conversation With: Robin Becker

WAF’s interview with Robin Becker, an internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer, discussing how she has pushed the boundaries of contemporary dance.

  Spotlights

Making it in the Male-Dominated Music Business

People would ask me for my boss when they spoke to me, assuming it was a “he.”

  Podcast

Our Podcast: Listen, Ladies

Women Across Frontiers has launched its new podcast, Listen, Ladies. Tune in to new, inspiring and fun episodes every two weeks!

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