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Durack and Wylie at the Stockholm Olympics

Sarah ‘Fanny’ Durack: Australia Didn’t Want To Send Her to the Olympics. So She Raised Her Own Funds and Won the Gold Medal

Fanny Durack    Australia may have been one of the first countries to grant women the right to vote, but that doesn't mean that women had full equality. Take Sarah…

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Sojourner Truth: The Slave That Sued Her Master & Won

Her speech, Ain't I A Woman, is still considered one of the most important and most quoted speeches in the history of the US. Quite an accomplishment for someone who never learned to read or write. A prominent feminist and abolitionist, she was the first Black woman to win a trial against a white man.

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 Lyudmila Pavlichenko: She Was Told Women Couldn’t Shoot, So She Became The World’s Best Sniper

 Lyudmila Pavlichenko: Early Life When she was a teenager, Lyudmila Pavlichenko heard her neighbor's son say that women can't shoot - and she got angry. She decided that she would…

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Lise Meitner: Women Weren’t Allowed to Attend University. She Self-Studied Her Way to a Doctorate.

She was the first woman in Germany to become a full professor and later run a Physics department. Albert Einstein called her "the German Marie Curie" After World World II,…

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Harriet Tubman: Underground Railway Pioneer & Union Army Fighter

Born as a slave, Harriet Tubman became the woman who led the most slaves to their freedom. She aunderwent brain surgery without anesthesia and was also the first woman to lead an attack in the U.S. military. These are just ways to describe Harriet Tubman, a woman who was born a slave, managed to escape, and instead of enjoying the life of freedom in the north - devoted her life to helping others.

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