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Rebecca Raven

Rebecca Raven is an assistant curator working on the One Collection project. She studied History and Sociology at The University of Sheffield and her research interests revolve around women’s experiences of medicine and society, particularly menstruation.

American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.