Katherine G. Johnson, NASA Mathematician, calculated the trajectory for the space flight of Alan Shepard, the first American in space; John Glenn, the first American to orbit earth; and Apollo11, the first human mission to the moon.
Nellie Bly was an American journalist known for her investigative and undercover reporting. She earned acclaim in 1887 for her exposé on the conditions of patients at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and achieved further fame after the New York World sent her on a trip around the world in 1889.
Rita Levi-Montalcini lived through anti-Semitic discrimination and the Nazi invasion and became one of her country's leading scientists. She shared the Nobel prize for medicine in 1986 with US biochemist Stanley Cohen for groundbreaking research.Levi-Montalcini kept up an intensive work schedule well into old age. "At 100, I have a mind that is superior – thanks to experience – than when I was 20," she said in 2009.
.Emma Watson delivered a speech on feminism at the UN and why it is important. She is a brave young woman standing for and speaking a truth that needs to be spoken. Thoughtful, conscious, and brave. KUDOS TO YOU EMMA WATSON - Using your voice for something of critical importance in the world.