Collection: Defenders >
Arwa al-SulayhiThe greatest ruler of Yemeni history, she defeated her numerous foes to usher the country into its golden age.
Ilona ZrinyiWhen her rebel husband was imprisoned, she continued the movement - by holding a castle under siege for three long, lonely years.
Irena SendlerThis Polish nurse sacrificed her safety, her marriage, her very family to save 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust.
Collection: Dancers >
AnacaonaWhen Columbus and his crew ravaged her land, this native Haitian poet gave all to keep the peace.
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.
MarjanaThe actual hero of the Ali Baba myth, this slave girl saves the titular character by singlehandedly dispatching the forty thieves - without him even knowing.
Collection: Magicians and Shamans >