In the National Geographic Society didn't admit women, so Harriet Chalmers Adams, adventurer and female badass, founded the Society of Woman Geographers. She was regarded as the foremost woman explorer of her time.
Amelia Mary Earhart The first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences.
PRINCESS DIANA AND MOTHER TERESA After visiting Mother Teresa's Hospice for the Sick and Dying in India in February Diana traveled to Rome and New York where she reconnected with the Catholic saint and formed a strong bond .Two of my most admired ladies
Selma Lagerlöf first female to win the Nobel prize and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils). Selma Lagerlöf was herself active as a speaker for the Woman's Suffrage.
Today's Historical Badass is: Osa Johnson Narutalist, Adventurer, Photographer, and Filmmaker, Osa and her husband Martin spent the early 20th century studying the wildlife and people of East and Central Africa, the South Pacific Islands and British North Borneo
codebreakers - the final secret. A forgotten photograph found in a desk drawer has cast light on the secretive world of the female codebreakers who operated the world's first electronic computer used to crack Nazi messages during the Second World War.
Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier was a member of the resistance until 1942 when she was arrested, and sent first to Birkenau on 24 Jan then Ravensbruck. Marie-Claude remained at Ravensbruck even after the war, caring for the sick until the last POW left.
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth was an American psychologist and industrial engineer. One of the first working female engineers holding a Ph., she is held to be the first true industrial/organizational psychologist.