Ann Hodges: She Took A Nap & Was Hit By A Meteorite!

Ann Hodges at the hospital after being hit by a meteorite

Ann Hodges: What Happened To Her? In 1954, 34 year old Ann Hodges was napping peacefully on her couch, in her house in Sylacauga, Alabama. Suddenly, a meteorite crashed through the roof of her house and hit her. This event made headlines all over the world, and Ann’s story continues to capture imaginations to this … Read more

Juliette Greco: She Was Imprisoned by the Gestapo And Became One of France’s Most Famous Singers

Juliette Gréco didn’t get off to a promising start. She was born as a product of rape – a fact which her mother kept reminding her of. As a child, her mother sent her and her sister, Charlotte, to live with their grandparents. Her mother took them back after her grandparents died in 1938. Juliette … Read more

Mary Lumpkin: Enslaved Women That Freed A Prison Jail & Taught Them To Read

Mary Lumpkin: Enslaved Women That Freed A Prison Jail & Taught Them To Read

Mary Lumpkin: What Is She Known For? Mary Lumpkin was born in the peak of slavery in the United States. Slaves were considered mere property, and were sold for the owners’ benefit, regardless of their families, children, and desires. Slave owners often maintained order at the plantation with brute force, and deliberately kept enslaved people … Read more

Genie Chance: Broadcasting 59 Hours Through An Earthquake

Genie Chance: Surviving and Broadcasting Through the Great Alaska Earthquake On Friday, March 27th, 1964, the ground in Alaska shook. It didn’t just shake – the earthquake was a 9.2 on the Richter scale –  the second most powerful earthquake ever recorded, and the most powerful one in North America. The earthquake was so powerful, … Read more

Hannah Humphrey: The Publisher Who Made James Gillray

If you’re a fan of 18th century caricature artist James Gillray, then you’re probably familiar with the signature “H. Humphrey” that appears on many of his works. But who was the woman behind that signature? Her name was Hannah Humphrey, and she was an entrepreneur in her own right. Hannah Humphrey was a successful 18th … Read more

Resa Gooding: Making The Pivot To Being The Best In Your Field

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Resa Gooding, a Partner Engagement Manager at HubSpot, is one of the top women nowadays in the uber-competitive & fast-pace world of B2B marketing. Born in the West Indies, her rise to the top of HubSpot, a Dublin-based company that Fortune named “One of the top 100 companies in 2022” was never given. When she … Read more

5 Female Renaissance Artists You Must Know

The Renaissance was a time of great change and creativity in art. Although women were not always given the same opportunities as men, there were many talented female artists who made their mark during this period. Male artists were able to study under established masters, while women were not. Additionally, women were not allowed to … Read more

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, the Allies called her “the Mother of the Atomic Bomb.” And yet, when Hahn, her research partner, was awarded the Nobel Peace price in Chemistry … Read more

Mary Lumpkin: Enslaved Woman Who Freed A Notorious Salve Prison & Taught The Enslaved To Read

Mary Lumpkin: Enslaved Women That Freed A Prison Jail & Taught Them To Read

Mary Lumpkin: What Is She Known For? Mary Lumpkin was born in the peak of slavery in the United States, and she herself was born an enslaved person. During her extraordinary life she would not only gain her freedom, but she was able to free a notorious prison slave and start a school devoted to … Read more