Collection: Politicians >
Taytu BetulThis stubborn empress led her native Ethiopia to do the unthinkable - defeat one of the major European powers in war.
Isabella of FranceAfter years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
AmarideviTo ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
Collection: Elders >
WungalaWhen she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones)This leader of the labor movement suffered imprisonment, defamation, and untold misery to battle against forces that most of us just take for granted.
Mekatilili wa MenzaWhen colonial powers went too far, she rebelled in the most stylish way possible: dancing from town to town. It was surprisingly effective.
Collection: Soldiers >