Women's professions... of the future! (as imagined in 1902)
In 1902, a French artist produced a collection of trading cards entitled "Women of the Future." No-one tell him that women had already been doing most (if not all) of these things before then.
Bow Sim Mark
Donnie Yen is cool, but his mother is MUCH cooler - she started the first Wushu school in the United States, and is one of the grandmasters of the art form.
Agnes and Margaret Smith
These twin sisters made a significant historical discovery, while the scholars of the university that wouldn't admit women refused to credit them.
Alia Muhammad Baker
When war and looting swept up Basra, she smuggled thirty thousand books from her library to save them from destruction.
The 'Handsome Girls' Who Are Making China's Biggest Boy Band
"People have been really curious... I guess they’re not really used to seeing a totally androgynous girl band.”
When her beloved college of history was bombed by the Germans, this woman began a dark path that would see her become history's deadliest female sniper -- and one of Eleanor Roosevelt's best friends.
An unbeatable warrior princess who just wanted to have kids - and founded a new nation in her quest to…
Tamar of Georgia
Saint, sovereign, and fiercely independent woman, she quashed two rebellions from her ex-husband, expanded her nation's borders, and ushered in a golden age.
The "panther queen" of the Azna defeated some of the greatest villains of French colonial history through wits, cunning -- and possibly magic.
Wallada bint al-Mustakfi
Spirited poetry-spouting princess who lived an audacious life and put her cheating lover on blast with her expert slam poetry.