Tariyal, along with her friend Stephen Gire, has co-founded a startup company, NextGen Jane, to gather medical information from the blood in tampons.
Zaha Hadid, the first woman to earn Pritzker Prize, architecture's Nobel, passed away on March 31, 2016.
Prior to the "kung fu craze" of the '70s, two women were already spreading tai chi in Europe and America.
Lysiak, the editor, publisher, and sole reporter of the Orange Street News, is the only reporter who covers community news for her town. When she broke the news of a murder, many citizens were upset... with her reporting it.
Parcak uses satellite imaging to identify potential archaeological sites. Now she wants to crowdsource that.
Rita Levi-Montalcini had to deal with patriarchal disapproval, Fascist anti-Semitism, misogyny and war before earning a Nobel Prize for discovering nerve growth factor. Says she, "If I had not been discriminated against or had not suffered persecution, I would never have received the Nobel Prize."
A couple weeks after giving birth, Sveta Vold ran a half-marathon with her baby in a stroller. Seven weeks after giving birth, she completed a 135-mile bicycling ultramarathon in the snow.