Elisabeth Christine Ulrike was briefly a Crown Princess of Prussia until her refusal to play along with their double-standards got her exiled for life.
Lady Mary Montagu was an 18th century noblewoman whose contributions to the fields of travel writing and medicine were nearly forgotten due to her sex.
Dot Wilkinson is widely known as one of the greatest Fastpitch Softball players to have ever played the game.
Harriet Powers was a creative African-American quilting genius! She used her quilts to re-tell familiar Bible stories in a unique and fascinating way.
Mary Anning is now known as a pioneer in fossil collecting and discovery; setting the course for British paleontology as we know it today.
Who was the world’s first female president? This amazing woman was a pioneer who was also the first single woman to adopt a child solo.
Mary Ann Shadd Cary was a teacher, publisher, lawyer, and civil rights activist who published a weekly newspaper called The Provincial Freeman.
Gertrude B. Elion was a Nobel Prize winning biochemist who developed the first immunosuppressive drug and the first successful antiviral drug.
Augusta Ada King, known as Ada Lovelace, was a brilliant mathematician, exceptional writer, and one of the world’s earliest computer programmers.
Through her research work, biologists Stevens discovered that chromosomes are responsible for the sex of humans and every other living organism.