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30 years after John Rockefeller Sr laid her family low with his shady deals, she laid him low with her journalism.
After facing hiring discrimination in the software engineering field, she made an app for that: Blendoor, which masks personal details of job applicants, so they can be hired based on their merits.
This Purple Heart warrior (and medical evacuation pilot) filed suit against the US military policy excluding women from combat – the military recanted it shortly thereafter.
This physicist was the first female institute professor at MIT – by one estimate, she was author or co-author on more than 1,700 publications and articles.
Lady Jane Franklin was “a tenacious, well-traveled woman who fueled a series of polar missions to locate the expedition and find out the fate of her husband. As one newspaper of the era put it, ‘What the nation would not do, a woman did.’”
Hibah Rahmani fell in love with the stars on cold nights as a refugee, laying on desert sand and staring at the sky as she attempted to sleep – she’s now a leading NASA engineer.
Hockey phenom from UAE takes the ice with the Capitals: The ambassador for a US hockey team visited the UAE in October and was blown away by 18-year-old Fatima Al Ali: They set her up to come to Washington and skate with the Washington Capitals, which was a dream come true for her.
Khatoon Khider used to be a popular Yazidi singer. Now she’s the head of an all-women battle unit with ISIS in its sights.
One of the first to push the limits of the format, Duval was a cartoonist long forgotten afterward.
Once she hunted antelope. Now she hunts Boko Haram.