#1. If it weren’t for her savage brilliance, you wouldn’t be reading this right now.

Heddy Lemarr

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But it wasn’t all in vain, because Hedy Lamarr’s invention grew into a massive viral whirpool that allows me to remind you (and millions of others) that you wouldn’t be talking to Siri, streaming music on your portable speaker, or using Waze to navigate through traffic without her brilliant, persistent, beautiful mind. 

#2. She was so fierce, even China gave up trying to fight her.

Pirate Cheng Sao

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#3. 19th-century trolls were running amok, but this glorious goddess took it straight to the bank.

Portrait Woman

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#4. Not at all lacking in bravery, this impassioned woman slayed the entire state of Massachusetts to claim her freedom.

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#5. This queen refused her widespread rejection with one little hashtag…

Tess Holiday

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#6. I doubt she thought it was funny, but she definitely got the last laugh.

First Women to go to Medical School

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#7. Mini-Queen Milla wanted to do more than prove them wrong, so she led by example.

Milla Star Bizzotto

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#8. When a heroine spreads her wings, everyone begins to fly.

Nichelle Nicolhs

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#9. She wasn’t satisfied living only half her dream, so she followed both her callings to become an expert on the Virgin Motherboard. (sorry.)

Nun

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Nun of you should be surprised. (again, so sorry)

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#10. She was more than just an children’s author, but no one was interested in her scientific works…

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…until now. Because look at that fierceness!

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#11. Despite the bevvy of discouragement women experience in the fields of math and science, more and more of them are kicking ass and taking their names to NASA.

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#12. Perhaps they were inspired by this lady, who was so ferociously smart that NASA called upon her to double check all their computer calculations.

Katherine Johnson

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YAAASSS KWEENS!!!

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