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Once she hunted antelope. Now she hunts Boko Haram.
Phenomenally talented Tierra Guinn is already a rocket engineer – and working with NASA on what will be one of the biggest rockets in history.
After witnessing rural Indian blackouts, this American teen invented a renewable energy lamp that won the Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge!
In Afghanistan, this Wushu trainer teaches women martial arts – to compete, and to defend themselves.
Despite near-total blindness from an autoimmune disorder, this self-taught cook won the grand prize on MasterChef in 2012.
Machado was the first woman of color to be a supermodel, challenging racial–and later, age–barriers in the fashion industry.
Harper was an entrepreneur who essentially created the modern hair salon, which she grew into a franchise of hundreds of stores across the world.
Levitt was one of the first female racers, and worked to popularize driving and cars among women.
Omar was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2016 election, making her the first Muslim woman, and the first Somali-American, to be a legislator.
Dapaah founded the Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative to stimulate employment in her hometown.