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Female contributions have made an incredible difference on today’s world. These ladies deserve recognition through historical spotlights.

Who were the women that changed the field of medicine, and which females have had impacts on things we use every single day today? Find out what women have done in the past and gain inspiration from their accomplishments to do more and be more!

From Grace Hopper to Roise the Riveter, there are many ladies who have revolutionized the world and we continue to see benefits from what they have done. By learning about these historical figures, we can make the present and future all the better.


Like it or not, somebody is eventually going to take it upon themselves to comment on how you look. But often they’ll use words that can be hard to interpret. For example, what does "you look radiant" mean?
Women's rights activitist and former slave Sojourner Truth challenged the concepts of gender and race inferiority in her speech "Ain’t I a Woman?"
They said it couldn't be done but... These five trailblazing women in medicine showed it could, and they've made history.
Flour and vodka. From potatoes! What an amazing combination of discoveries come from Swedish Eva Ekeblad, who was born July 10, 1724.
Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999) advanced modern architecture, from innovative materials to functional concepts. She was a key part of the Modernist movement.
Her influence in meteorology and her determination to continue pursuing her career in the face of sexism, make June Bacon-Bercey an important figure.
Who was Gertrude Ederle? A spotlight on the inspirational American who was the first woman to swim the English Channel. The amazing day was August 6, 1926.
Deaf and blind from 19 months old, Helen Keller did not let that stop her from learning to communicate. Click for the inspiring Helen Keller biography.

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