You can now search through over 1500 badass historical and mythical women (and counting) – WAY more than are currently on the website – in a new feature on this website!
The inspiration Princess Leia’s iconic bun hairstyle has been traced to Mexican soldadera Clara de la Rocha, who fought in the Mexican Revolution.
While initial accounts touted Aisholpan Nurgaiv, the subject of The Eagle Huntress documentary, as the only female eagle hunter, the truth is that women have trained and hunted with eagles for thousands of years.
Dapaah founded the Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative to stimulate employment in her hometown.
I get a ton of people calling me out on relying too much on one source for the entry on Elisabeth Bathory. The truth is, though, there wasn’t much worth going on.
The BBC funded an animated short of Kyrgyz heroine Saikal, intercut with traditional folk singing. Worth watching!