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.
In 1900, Abbott made history as the first woman to come first place in an Olympic event. The rub? She didn't know it--and for decades, neither did anyone else.
In 1985, India widely considered AIDS to be a disease of Western debauchery which would not infect their country. Until Nirmala, as part of her dissertation, took blood samples that tested positive for HIV.
Summer has a career as a voice actor that spans over three decades and well over 200 roles. Chances are you've heard speak some lines before.
In the 1920s, Sister Aimee was one of the most popular evangelists in the United States, so her sudden disappearance in 1926 made national headlines. It also led to accusations of kidnapping, adultery, and hoaxes.
Already the first woman to scale American Ninja Warrior's 14 1/2-foot Warped Wall, Graff has also now become the first woman to complete stage one of the show's national finals.
In nearly fifty years of working for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gebbie was the director for the Physical Measurement Laboratory and its two immediate predecessors. During her time as director, four of the scientists working under her won the Nobel Prize in Physics.
After a car accident left her legs paralyzed, Nemati took up archery because "this is the rare case when a disabled person can compete on equal terms with a healthy one."