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.
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 the 19th century, one woman's protest against an oppressive tax led to its end, as well as her own.
Micaela Almonester (1795-1874)
The Survivor Baroness of New Orleans
After decades of gaslighting and emotional abuse at the hands of her in-laws, this iron-willed woman survived being shot four times point blank, won a separation from her husband, and became one of the most respected business icons in New Orleans.