Callingbull became the first Canadian and first indigenous woman to win the Mrs. Universe pageant in 2015. She used that to launch a campaign advocating for First Nations rights.
Manic Panic, which has become practically synonymous with extremely vivid shades of hair dye, was started in 1977 by these two punk rock sisters.
After being introduced to the sport in 2012, this group of Egyptian women have kept playing, even using YouTube to help teach themselves.
Selvi escaped an abusive marriage she was forced into age 14. She went on to become South India's first female taxi driver, and an advocate to prevent other young girls from being forced to marry.
Making thirty movies in the '70s, Mao is considered by some "the first female kung fu star" and "the first woman to star in her own action films without having to defer to a male star".
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