“I’d never written fiction. But I was so mad—Don’t tell me I can’t do something—so I did it.”
Packs of female librarians once roamed the hills of Kentucky, dispensing books to those whom they encountered.
“I think that a lot of people say things like you run like a girl. That doesn’t mean you have to run soft or you have to run dainty. It means that you’re strong.”
One of the oldest living people in 2015 was a woman who'd fought in the Mexican Revolution - not unlike Petra Herrera, earlier covered here.
The tent folds up into a backpack, has lights and USB ports, and went through some tough testing - including being torn open by a knife.
The museum's 1860s letter from Clara Barton says it all: "From the storm lashed decks of the Mayflower to the present hour, women have stood like a rock for the welfare and glory of the history of our country ... and one might well add: unwritten, unrewarded, and unrecognized.”
This Chechen woman foiled a Russian assassin using a hidden handgun and *bottle of blood-clotting agent*.
In 1292, Isabella Plomet brought a legal complaint against a local physician of raping her - and she won.
In the interests of *all* dreams being viable, I would point out she's also the ethically dubious politician Claire Underwood in House of Cards.