She turned lion hunters to lion defenders, was slept on by a lion, and got a dentist to work on a leopard - quite a story!
This queer, black, possibly trans lawyer was architect of two of the most important legal rulings of the 20th century - and deserves to be way better known.
When Japan's seaweed production suffered a crippling year, this scientist's work on commercial cultivation helped save the entire nation.
America’s first female chief federal prosecutor not only put herself in harm’s way to end abusive labor practices, she later became a PI and solved murders.
When they weren't allowed to join the men-only Explorers Club, these intrepid women started their own.
This physicist was the first female institute professor at MIT - by one estimate, she was author or co-author on more than 1,700 publications and articles.
Hibah Rahmani fell in love with the stars on cold nights as a refugee, laying on desert sand and staring at the sky as she attempted to sleep - she's now a leading NASA engineer.
Phenomenally talented Tierra Guinn is already a rocket engineer - and working with NASA on what will be one of the biggest rockets in history.