Crowdfunding | She Found Fossils: A Kid’s Book About Women in Paleo

Until the end of March, the crowdfunding “She Found Fossils: A Kid’s Book About Women in Paleo” will be open. If you wish to support the production of a children’s book about women in Paleontology and the science of Paleontology, you can. Donate $10 to support, and $10 or more to support while receiving rewards. The book (available in Spanish and English) will be sent in print for pledges of $30 or more. Rewards may be shipped worldwide.

Watch the video to get to know the project in further detail. Click here to access the crowdfunding page and make your pledge.

Project Description:

“She Found Fossils is a children’s book about women in paleontology. It details the history, present diversity, and up-and-coming paleontologists in a storybook way with original illustrations that kids will love. It will be published in English and Spanish so that it’s accessible to a wider audience.

We want this book to showcase the diversity of careers and ethnicities that are present in paleontology today, while highlighting the scientific accomplishments of women worldwide.

The book will be 8.5×8.5 inches and softcover and also available in ebook format.

The fundraising goal we’ve set here is the minimum we need to cover illustration, translation edits, and publication costs.

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Funds exceeding $4000 will be used to print additional copies of the book for donation to libraries and schools worldwide.

Funds exceeding $5000 will be used be used to cover the voluntary work of writing and advertising the book.”

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Lurdes Fonseca

Assistant Professor and Researcher at University of Lisbon
Sociologist (PhD), Paleontologist (Researcher in Micropaleontology), Majors in Sociology and Biology, Minor in Geology. Main interests in Paleontology: Microfossils, Molecular fossils, Paleobiology and Paleoecology. (read more about me)


  1. Oh shoot, I had hoped to put this in our April newsletter. So it’s over? Did you make it?

    1. It’s over but the crowdfunding was a success!
      Contact the promoters through the landing page if you still wish to receive a book.
      Have a great day!

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