Collection: Disabilities >
Annie Jump CannonThis astronomer threw off all the social conventions of her day to pursue her one true calling: the stars.
AmanirenasWhen Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
PentaWhen her brother of this fairytale princess decided to marry her, she warded him off by cutting off her own hands. Then she gave birth to a dog. It got weirder after that.
Collection: Women in Business >
“Stagecoach” Mary FieldsPistol-packing, liquor-swigging, 6’2″ black postal carrier/babysitter of the Wild West.
Mary AnningWhen her father died, leaving her lower-class family in debt, this indomitable woman worked tirelessly and became one of history's greatest fossil collectors.
Rebecca LukensFirst her father died. Then her sons. Then her husband. Pregnant, saddled with debt, a failing company, and an overbearing mother, Rebecca Lukens rolled up her sleeves and showed the world what she was made of: iron.
Collection: Rebels >