History is filled with influential women who deserve celebration. From their achievements and accomplishments to their impact and inventions, each woman represented here has successfully moved society forward in her own unique way.
The individualistic backgrounds and careers of these women span from CEOs to philanthropists and from scientists to novelists. Each woman has fought against obstacles and disadvantages in her field, including sexism, racism, physical threats, religious discrimination, and countless forms of gaslighting and stereotyping.
This site aims to explore, educate, and celebrate the lives of influential women from around the world as well as to share the stories of their contributions to society and the impact they continue to make.
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