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Mar 10, 2021

Khutulun, the Mongol Princess of 10,000 horses, was born in 1260, during a period of high conflict within her father’s empire. She stood out from her 14 brothers as the most skilled rider, shooter, and strategic military leader and supported her father’s cause in several battles.

 

As she got older, her father...


Mar 3, 2021

As a young teenager Scarlett Curtis @scarcurtis had what should have been a very standard operation for scoliosis… but it left her in crippling pain. For a year, she was in pain every day, used a wheelchair for long periods, and couldn’t stand the feeling of any fabric touching her back. She was depressed, lonely,...


Feb 3, 2021

The legend of Lady Godiva (~990-1067) says that this aristocratic, land owning woman stood up to her husband about his over-taxation of the people of Coventry. And despite her continued assertions that he was oppressing his people, he saw her as a nag and basically tried to get her to leave him alone by Triple Dog...


Jan 27, 2021

Today I would like to introduce to you: Zarifa Ghafari, an Afghan advocate, activist, politician, and entrepreneur. She’s known for her efforts to empower women in Afghanistan, and is currently one of the few female Afghan mayors and the youngest to be appointed when she was only 26.

Zarifa is from the remote,...


Jan 20, 2021

Today’s Iconic Woman is Miley Cyrus, who you probably know as a controversial public figure who broke out of her Disney Channel child-star mold as a sexually awakened, drug-using force to be reckoned with.

 

She’s made a huge splash on the music industry, topping the charts, earning a variety of industry awards, and...