The most powerful woman who ever lived was perhaps TÖREGENE KHATUN, regent of…
Anglo-Irish veterinary surgeon Aleen Cust, the first female veterinary surgeon to be recognized by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
Dr. Emily Stowe: the first female public school principal in Ontario, the first female physician to practise medicine in Canada and a lifelong champion of women's rights who helped to found the Canadian Women’s Suffrage Association.
“Ruth C. Ellis was the oldest known out lesbian who in the 1930′s was making safe spaces for Black LGBT+ people in Detroit. She was known for throwing good parties and taking in homeless LGBT+ people. She was 101 when she died.
Hedwig Klein worked on a dictionary intended to help with the translation of Hitler's diatribe "Mein Kampf" into Arabic. But it didn't help the Arabist: she was murdered in Auschwitz in 1942.
Sarah Sellers has no agent or sponsors.She works as a full-time nurse anesthetist. In her second marathon ever, she beat a loaded-field of the sports best to finish second at the Boston Marathon
CeeJai Julian, Beaver Clan woman from the Carrier Nation, survived a serial killer and now brings health-care services to some of the most marginalized women in the country and provide health support to those testifying at the the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG).
Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), German naturalist and scientific illustrator who left her husband and travelled to South America to study in an age of extreme restriction on women [image: illustration by Maria Sibylla Merian]
Morgan Al-Moor on Twitter: "Sayyida Al-Hurra (She Who Bows to No One) was a Moroccan pirate queen. A phenomenal seawoman, she was described as “the scourge of the western Mediterranean”. One of her suitors was a king, whom she forced to walk from his capital to her base to propose. #FolkloreThursday… https://t.co/iGTjLbhZpr"
Ananabai Joshee dedicated her career to treating women and helped blaze a path for international doctors training in the U.S.
Elizabeth S. Friedman, "America's first female cryptanalyst cracked thousands of coded messages by smugglers & drug runners with only paper & pencil.during her career as a US Navy code breaker.
Pauli Murray? graduated first in her class at Howard Law. She coined "Jane Crow" discussing BW and sexism. She knew intersectionality. She helped desegregate schools. And... she was lesbian
Kanno Sugako, radical Japanese feminist, executed in 1911