Collection: Working While Pregnant >
Isabella of FranceAfter years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
Mary PattenWhen her husband became deathly ill, this pregnant teen took the reins to become America's first female boat commander - all while fighting off a mutiny and keeping her husband alive.
Rebecca LukensFirst her father died. Then her sons. Then her husband. Pregnant, saddled with debt, a failing company, and an overbearing mother, Rebecca Lukens rolled up her sleeves and showed the world what she was made of: iron.
Collection: Disabilities >
Annie Jump CannonThis astronomer threw off all the social conventions of her day to pursue her one true calling: the stars.
Sarah BiffinBorn without arms or legs, this artist learned to write, sew, and paint with her mouth - and came to work for kings and queens.
ViśpálāThe first prosthetic limb in human civilization went to this ancient warrior queen. Or did it? The story is more complex than you might think.
Collection: Revolutionaries >