After a video of her tackling boys in peewee football at eight years old went viral, Gordon has inspired the creation of the United State's first all-female tackle football league.
Ms. Finley has been working on the US's space program since January 1958, several months before NASA even existed.
Wagner was a circus aerialist and contortionist who learned how to tattoo from the man who would become her husband.
Dr. Merced is an astrophysicist who lost her sight due to illness when she was an undergrad. As part of her doctoral research, she developed sonification technology which translates data to sound instead of the traditional visual plots.
Lael Wilcox is the first woman to win the Trans Am Bike Race, an unsupported ultra-distance cycling race that covers over 4,000 miles from the Pacific coast of Oregon to the Atlantic coast of Virginia.
Koyama has been interested in racing since she was five years old, even competing (and winning second place) as early as twelve.
After Tyree's mother lost her job, the family moved into a homeless shelter. Despite this setback, Tyree graduated from high school with a 4.0 GPA, earning a full-ride scholarship to college, along with being the prom queen, cheerleading captain, while also working 25 hours a week.
Fredericka "Marm" Mandelbaum ran an operation fencing millions of dollars worth of stolen goods in New York. To increase her client base, she opened a school to teach aspiring criminals skills such as pickpocketing, graduating up to safe-cracking and blackmail.