Fatima al Ali
This 18-year-old UAE hockey phenom was so good that her her favorite hockey team flew her out to skate with them.
17 Badass Women You Probably Didn't Hear About In 2016
Except you follow this website, so you did hear about some of them.
Dungeons, Dragons, and Rejected Princesses
A reader took the Amazon Week illustration from a bit ago and started a Dungeons and Dragons campaign with them as characters. I can die happy now.
Egypt "Ify" Ufele
Ify was bullied at school for her size. In response, she started an Instagram account and a fashion line.
Mackenberg was recruited by Harry Houdini to help him uncover the fraudulent tricks of psychics and mediums. After his death, Mackenberg continued to expose them for several decades.
This mythical queen gave birth to the minotaur and cursed her unfaithful husband with the world's weirdest magic STD -- but was her whole story just a smear campaign?
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.
This Native American clan mother brought together 5 tribes under the Haudenosaunee Confederacy - and helped make the document that inspired the United States Constitution.
One of the first Indian women to practice law, she fought against -- and inside of -- a system that held no room for her.
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
This revolutionary (and mother of five) should have been the namesake of Bolivia - and that's the opinion of Simon Bolivar, the actual namesake of Bolivia!