Just posted: the conclusion to the tale of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, history’s deadliest female sniper! Click here to check it out!
Dr. Mavalvala's work helped confirm a prediction Albert Einstein made 100 years earlier.
The podcast Stuff You Missed in History Class did an episode recently on Violet Jessop, a woman who survived numerous famous shipwrecks.
Iraqi national cyclists
"People stare a lot and sometimes they shout, 'Why are you cycling?' ... I say, 'It's none of your business!'"
Elizebeth Smith Friedman
J Edgar Hoover called America's first female codebreaker “one of the cleverest woman operators I have encountered. Cultured, businesslike, cunning… she presented one of the most difficult problems in detection the FBI has tackled in this war.”
RP reader Ananya Shah kills it at National History Day
Inspired by the RP post on Ida B. Wells, National History Fair winner Ananya Shah did an amazing performance of Wells' trip to England.
The first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.
When her father decided to marry her, this leather-clad princess embarked on one of the most bonkers Cinderella tales ever told.
When a monster demanded teenage girl sacrifice, Li Chi saved herself, and was crowned princess for her troubles.
This "untouchable" woman ended decades of abuse by starting a bandit gang and avenging the lower castes. After some time in prison, she got out, ran for parliament, and won.
The lone survivor of an ill-fated scientific expedition, this Inuit woman persevered for two years on a remote arctic island in order to get money to treat her ill son.