In the 50s, this woman became a championship boxer by refusing to give up on her dream.
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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.
This 18-year-old UAE hockey phenom was so good that her her favorite hockey team flew her out to skate with them.
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.