Tariyal, along with her friend Stephen Gire, has co-founded a startup company, NextGen Jane, to gather medical information from the blood in tampons.
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.
After discovering that Massachusetts could destroy rape kits within six months, Nguyen researched how various states protected survivors of sexual assault, and campaigns to get specific protections codified and standardized.
When a crowd protesting a Ku Klux Klan rally noticed a man with a Confederate flag shirt and an SS tattoo, they chased and attacked him. Keshia Thomas protected him.
Parcak uses satellite imaging to identify potential archaeological sites. Now she wants to crowdsource that.
In Japan, a severed pinkie brands you as a yakuza member. Fukushima makes prosthetics that help them cover that and move on from their past.
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."