A Closet of One's Own
Empress Theodora, Byzantine Empress, former circus girl (??)

Empress Theodora, Byzantine Empress, former circus girl (??)

Susan La Flesche Picotte, Member of the Omaha tribe, first American-Indian woman to become a physician, founded a hospital

Susan La Flesche Picotte, Member of the Omaha tribe, first American-Indian woman to become a physician, founded a hospital

Lee Miller, American photographer, artist, journalist, 1930’s-50’s

Lee Miller, American photographer, artist, journalist, 1930’s-50’s

Margarita Neri, a Mayan Indian from Quintana Roo who became a commander in Zapata’s army.

Margarita Neri, a Mayan Indian from Quintana Roo who became a commander in Zapata’s army.

The Tru’ng sisters, Trưng Trắc and Trưng Nhị. Vietnamese leaders who rebelled against Chinese forces (c.12-43)

The Tru’ng sisters, Trưng Trắc and Trưng Nhị. Vietnamese leaders who rebelled against Chinese forces (c.12-43)

Lisa Meitner, Austrian physicist, part of the team to discover nuclear fission, worked extenisivley in radioactive science

Lisa Meitner, Austrian physicist, part of the team to discover nuclear fission, worked extenisivley in radioactive science

Charlotte Manye Maxeke, South African civil rights activist, women rights activist, founder of Bantu Women’s League, teacher, singer

Charlotte Manye Maxeke, South African civil rights activist, women rights activist, founder of Bantu Women’s League, teacher, singer

Hannah Höch, German Dada Artist

Hannah Höch, German Dada Artist

Jessie Lopez De La Cruz, Migrant Worker activist, union organizer 
What an inspiring woman.

Jessie Lopez De La Cruz, Migrant Worker activist, union organizer 

What an inspiring woman.

Khutulun, 13th century Mongolian Warrior Princess, 

Khutulun, 13th century Mongolian Warrior Princess,