Soraya Tarzi: The Human Rights Queen of Afghanistan
1920s Afghanistan was a progressive and rapidly-modernizing country in large part to the most powerful, empathic, and maligned queen it had ever seen.
Virginia Hall: The Most Dangerous Spy of All
This "most dangerous of all spies" staged daring mountaintop escapes, prison breaks, and railway bombings -- all on her trusty wooden leg, codenamed "Cuthbert."
The woman who would later take on the pen name Nellie Bly and help launch a new kind of investigative journalism was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran on May 5, 1864 in Cochran’s Mills, Pennsylvania. She...
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12 Amazing Women Who Totally Rocked at Science
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, LiveScience is taking a look at the accomplishments of some of the most inspirational women in science.
Ingeborg Rapoport (born 2 September 1912) is a German neonatologist. She was denied a doctorate by the Nazis in 1938 due to the Rassengesetze of 1935, however became the oldest person to receive a doctorate in 2015 at 102 years old.