This fascinating collection of photographs shows women who were brave enough to make their mark. I encourage all women to take inspiration from these and all other women they know who need to be remembered.

Maud Wagner, the first well know female tattooist in the United States. 1907


Sarla Thakral, 21 years old, the first Indian woman to earn a pilot license. 1936


Kathrine Switzer becomes the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, despite attempts by the marathon organizer to stop her. 1967


Photograph of a samurai warrior. c. late 1800s


Women boxing on a roof in LA. 1933
(I wish I could get a framed print of this)


A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. 1985



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