Harper was an entrepreneur who essentially created the modern hair salon, which she grew into a franchise of hundreds of stores across the world.
Omar was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2016 election, making her the first Muslim woman, and the first Somali-American, to be a legislator.
Pioneering dark matter astrophysicist and trailblazing feminist icon, Rubin once wrote "There is no problem in science that can be solved by a man that cannot be solved by a woman."
Donnie Yen is cool, but his mother is MUCH cooler - she started the first Wushu school in the United States, and is one of the grandmasters of the art form.
When she was a teen, this now-90-year-old woman would seduce and kill Nazis. Now she plays a mean game of Scrabble.
When Sullivan had surgery to correct a heart defect, her mother gave her a superhero cape. Sullivan loved it so much she decided other children should have them, too.
Young is the head cook of the Native American protests of the Dakota pipeline, supervising food preparations for almost 3000 people a day.