Tag Archives: Elena Cornaro

The Book – The Trip

The book, the trip, the realization of a long time dream! Three years ago Vonda approached me with the idea to write a book about Venetian women, a book that would work in conjunction with a tour of sites related … Continue reading

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Who Wins the Laurel?

Elena Cornaro Piscopia, that’s who. The first woman in the world to earn a university degree was from Venice. I’ve read that some others have been named as the first woman to earn a degree, and I came across an … Continue reading

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