This 18-year-old UAE hockey phenom was so good that her her favorite hockey team flew her out to skate with them.
Phenomenally talented Tierra Guinn is already a rocket engineer - and working with NASA on what will be one of the biggest rockets in history.
After witnessing rural Indian blackouts, this American teen invented a renewable energy lamp that won the Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge!
In Afghanistan, this Wushu trainer teaches women martial arts - to compete, and to defend themselves.
Despite near-total blindness from an autoimmune disorder, this self-taught cook won the grand prize on MasterChef in 2012.
Machado was the first woman of color to be a supermodel, challenging racial--and later, age--barriers in the fashion industry.
Harper was an entrepreneur who essentially created the modern hair salon, which she grew into a franchise of hundreds of stores across the world.