An inspiration for what women can achieve when they break away from tradition. The first Arab and African woman pilot in the world, Elnadi paved the way for other female aviators.
Nigeria's answer to Florence Nightingale, Kofoworola Abeni Pratt was the first BAME nurse in the NHS and helped to shape modern nursing in Nigeria.
Social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra, India. A pioneer of India’s feminist movement, Savitrabai Phule founded 18 schools for women, protected vulnerable child widows, and dedicated her life to helping ‘untouchables’.
More than just a pretty face. Famed for her beauty, Hedy Lamarr also contributed to the development of Wifi, GPS and Bluetooth, thanks to her invention of a frequency hopping device.
Irelands rebel Countess. Constance Markievicz dedicated her life the Ireland's republican cause and helping the poor. She played a key role in the Easter rising and was the first woman elected to the UK Parliament.