Hibah Rahmani fell in love with the stars on cold nights as a refugee, laying on desert sand and staring at the sky as she attempted to sleep - she's now a leading NASA engineer.
Random Related Posts
When attacked by Native Americans, this pregnant viking bared her chest, brandished a sword, and took them on by herself. And she won.
The daughter of an aboriginal woman and a white man, her race led her to be kidnapped by the Australian government - only for her to escape and walk across the continent to get home... twice.
Nia Ngao Zhua Pa
This Hmong morality tale shows how to be a good person, but it certainly takes some twists getting there.
Brilliant undercover spy who posed as a slave to spy on - and attempt to burn down - the Confederate…
When horse-riding Spaniards invaded, she defied her tribe to befriend one of the abandoned horses, using her new bond to fight off the Spanish.
Turned into a revolutionary in middle age, this mother became one of the Philippines most heralded women.
Marguerite de la Rocque
Stranded by her cruel relative on an abandoned Canadian island (literally named the Isle of Demons), she survived for two years by hunting animals and eventually made it back to France.
This Sikh warrior saint led 40 deserters back into battle and in so doing, possibly saved her entire religion from extinction.
Abandoned and imprisoned, this real-life Amazon took back the life she had stolen away.
Born in a prison cell, this revolutionary financed and led a large chunk of Greece's navy to victory in their fight for independence.