After being denied entry to a dinner honoring Charles Dickens, reporter Jane Croly made her own, supper club, featuring only “risky and outré” unaccompanied women.
“[This organization] is designed to make them visible, but not only make them visible — get them work, get them jobs, and build a community for them.”
She helped lead an uprising that burnt down 50 plantations and most of a Danish colonial town - now Queen Mary is getting her own statue - the first public statue of a black woman in the country.
Together with her husband Serge, this woman has spent her life tracking down war criminals and bringing them to justice.
Uzbeki women are putting on a stage retelling of the tale "Forty Girls" about a teen girl who rejects marriage in favor of hanging out with 40 horsewomen on an island.
A Twitter thread hellbent on identifying the only woman at a 1971 whale biology conference took a couple (great) turns.
Civil rights icon Viola Desmond is often compared to Rosa Parks, for refusing to take a lesser seat based on racial discrimination laws.