“Badass Danish Girl (1969)” (source)
A woman with a disorder that causes male pattern hair growth in women, she bravely maintains the Sikh tenets against hair removal, in spite of the bullying she receives.
The first woman to climb Mount Everest - she did so even when her native Japan wanted her to do nothing but raise children and serve tea.
Gulf News article - "The Animator of Princesses With Substance"
Suparna Dutt at Gulf News did an incredibly flattering writeup of RP -- best part for me is when she described the writing style as "reckless" and "American."
All-women science expedition traveling to Antarctica
The organization Homeward Bound is devoted to elevating women in leadership roles, and particularly in science. To that end they're sending dozens of women to Antarctica on a scientific expedition.
RP in Catch News!
Catch News recently did an interview about RP. Give it a read, why not?
Isabella of France
After years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
When a monster demanded teenage girl sacrifice, Li Chi saved herself, and was crowned princess for her troubles.
The actual hero of the Ali Baba myth, this slave girl saves the titular character by singlehandedly dispatching the forty thieves - without him even knowing.
Matilda of Tuscany
Fiery defender of the pope who made kings kneel before her.
The Valiant Ladies of Potosi
Eustaquia de Souza and Ana Lezama de Urinza, two sword-and-gun-toting lesbian teen vigilantes - 17th century Bolivia's answer to Batman.