Collection: Jews >
Rosalind FranklinThe three men who accepted the Nobel Prize for "the most important scientific discovery of the 20th century" neglected to mention one thing: they owed much of their success to one brash, brilliant, and overlooked female scientist.
Vitka KempnerSpy, smuggler, saboteur, partisan: this Jewish woman refused to go like a lamb to the slaughter, and fought the Nazis tooth and nail... even after the war, when she, alongside others, poisoned thousands of Nazi POWs in a revenge plot.
Bella AbzugLoud, proud, uncompromising: this bold politician helped bring about Title IX, the Freedom of Information Act, and the Equal Rights Amendment - as well as much more.
Collection: Monster Slayers >
RiinaWhen flying cannibal ghosts kidnapped two women, there was no man that could save them. But there was a woman.
ThákaneWhen her deadbeat brothers demanded the impossible, this South African princess carried through, and slayed a dragon.
Banu GoshaspThis superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.
Collection: Goddesses >