Badass women alert.
A dinghy, built for six but holding twenty refugees, broke down in the Aegean Sea. Mardini, her sister Sarah, and two others jumped out and swam for three hours, pushing the boat all the way to Lesbos.
"Lydia Cacho is one of Mexico's most fearless journalists. Her investigations have led to attempts on her life, and now…
Instead of waiting for politicians to bring down the much-maligned Confederate flag flying nearby the South Carolina capitol building, Bree Newsome got some climbing equipment and did it herself.
Afghan Women Mountaineers' Uphill Battles Begin Before the Climb
A group of Afghan women are trying to jumpstart mountaineering in their own country - but it isn't easy.
Banks earned her mechanic's license and started a business to teach other women the basics of car maintenance, as well as performing auto maintenance and repair, to combat mechanics who lie and upsell to female customers.
This uneducated rebel preacher upstaged New England magistrates so much that they founded Harvard University in part to prevent women like her from gaining power.
Joan of Arc
The infamous teen girl who helped end the Hundred Years War and save France - but do you know how…
An unbeatable warrior princess who just wanted to have kids - and founded a new nation in her quest to…
This Jewish-Ethiopian warrior queen took the throne, ended a millennium-old biblical dynasty, and caused a break in Ethiopia's history that has not healed to this day - or did she...?
Sold into sexual slavery to Hernan Cortes, this maligned woman became his interpreter, and it was with her words that…