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Rachel Ignotofsky, "Women in Sports"

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50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win

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Richly illustrated, Women in Sports highlights the stories of fifty notable women athletes from the 1800s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers, as well as lesser-known champions.

Also included are infographics on such topics as a timeline of women’s participation in sports, pay and media statistics for female athletes, and influential women’s teams

Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times Best Selling author and illustrator, based in beautiful Los Angeles. She grew up in New Jersey on a healthy diet of cartoons and pudding. She graduated from Tyler School of Art's Graphic Design in 2011.

Now Rachel works for herself and spends all day and night drawing, writing and learning as much as she can. Rachel is a published author with 10 Speed Press and is always thinking up new ideas. 

photo credit: Thomas Mason IV

photo credit: Thomas Mason IV

Her work is inspired by history and science. She believes that illustration is a powerful tool that can make learning exciting. She has a passion for taking dense information and making it fun and accessible. Rachel hopes to use her work to spread her message about scientific literacy and feminism.