Amelia Earhart

Famous Pilot

On May 20th, 1932, she realized her dream of becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from Harbor Grace, Newfoundland, to Paris, France. In doing so, she broke many records.

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Rachel Carson

Biologist, Environmentalist and Writer

Rachel loved nature as a child, and she turned that passion into a career that made a lasting impact on the world. Rachel became a marine biologist, environmentalist and writer who alerted the world to the environmental impact of fertilizers and pesticides. She is known as the founder of the global environmental movement.

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Marie Curie

Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice and the only person to win twice in multiple sciences. She won her first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 and her second Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911.

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Jane Goodall

Animal Rights Activist

Beginning at a young age, Jane was fascinated by animals. Her strong interest compelled her to learn more and more about animals. Eventually, it took her all the way to Africa, where she did her most famous work with chimpanzees. Jane’s groundbreaking work created one of the most trailblazing studies of primates in modern times.

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Isabelle Eberhardt

Swiss Explorer and Writer

“For now it seems that by advancing into unknown territories, I entered into my life.”

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