You may have seen a viral video of a young Kyrgyz woman lip syncing to Stayin' Alive, but you may not have realized (I didn't) that it was a savvy protest against Kyrgyz marriage practices.
This engineer fixed a flaw in the allies' planes, allowing them to dive just as well as the Germans' - an innovation instrumental to winning the war.
Russia's most famous hermit has lived outside of civilization for virtually seven decades, amidst some severe difficulties.
Cecile DeWitt-Morette was a pioneering mathematical physicist who worked with Albert Einstein, Irene Joliot-Curie, and Richard Feynman, and advocated for more women in the sciences.
"In the field there were times when I almost forgot that I was pregnant, I was just doing my thing.”
Mandukhai Khatun went into battle pregnant, pausing only to give birth to twins (as the legend goes). Regardless, she was no joke.
I got interviewed by the stellar Drawn + Drafted about my work process, the ups and downs of being a web person, and more! Check it out!