Shaughnessy leads the team that helped discover six of the elements of the periodic table.
She's in the Air Force Academy but pondering where to go next, because apparently that isn't badass enough for her.
The Science Cheerleaders are an organization of current and former professional cheerleaders who study or work in STEM fields, and encourage other women to do so as well.
Editor of The Lesbian Tide & Los Angeles Free Press. President of the Stonewall Democratic Club. Co-founder of the Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Democratic Party. Publisher of the Community Yellow Pages. The list of what she did as an activist and journalist is voluminous.
Elham Hassanzadeh literally wrote the book on Iran's natural gas industry, and now heads a consulting firm trying to get foreign investors to help increase the country's oil and gas production.
"People stare a lot and sometimes they shout, 'Why are you cycling?' ... I say, 'It's none of your business!'"