Collection: Jews >
Emmy NoetherRevolutionized the field of mathematics, yet was persecuted for being Jewish and paid a pittance for her visionary teaching work.
Gracia Mendes NasiJewish businesswoman who saved thousands of Jews from the Inquisition by smuggling them out of the country.
Sonya Golden HandRussia's greatest female thief was so slippery that even once she was re-captured after escaping from a Siberian prison, nobody was totally sure it was her.
Collection: Women of STEM >
Hester Stanhope100 years before Lawrence of Arabia, this British woman traveled the Middle East by herself, surviving shipwrecks, plagues, and Bedouin attacks in the process.
AgnodiceAfter disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial – and won.
Annie Jump CannonThis astronomer threw off all the social conventions of her day to pursue her one true calling: the stars.
Collection: Artists >