25 Outstanding Women Who Change the World for the Better

Many men, and society in general perceive women merely as housewives who have to devote his entire life raising children and housekeeping, while the women are able to make a much more significant actions that can change the world for the better. Of course, it is foolish to argue that the world belongs to men, but women play a significant role in everything that happens in it, and now we'll prove it
Maria Sklodowska-Curie -. A physicist, chemist, educator and social activist. It was twice awarded the Nobel Prize. Together with her husband was engaged in the study of radioactivity and they jointly opened the elements radium and polonium.






Margaret Hamilton - Senior Software Engineer "Apollo" project. In the photo below, she stands in front of the code listing for "Apollo" on-board computer, a hefty portion of which she wrote herself






Catherine Shvittser - the first woman, ran the Boston Marathon (1967). It was 5 years before women were officially permitted to take part in it. The representative of the organizers of the marathon Jock Semple tried to force her to withdraw from the route.






Valentina Tereshkova - Soviet cosmonaut, the world's first female cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union (1963), Ph.D., professor and 10th cosmonaut world






Malala Yousafzai - Pakistani human rights activist, advocating for access to education for women throughout the world. October 9, 2012 was seriously wounded by militants of the terrorist movement Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan for his human rights activities






The woman survived the Holocaust beats handbag representative of the neo-Nazi movement, Vaxjo, Sweden, April 13, 1985





One representative Onna-bugeisha - the type of warriors belonging to the Japanese aristocracy, is essentially a female samurai (late 1800s)





Amelia Earhart - the first woman pilot, has flown the Atlantic, for which he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. She has written several best-selling books about his flight and was instrumental in the formation of "Ninety-nine" - an organization of women pilots, was elected as its first President





Women help to extinguish a fire during the attack on Pearl Harbor 1941





Rosa Lee Parks - American social activist, zachinatelnitsa movement for the rights of black citizens of the USA. The US Congress has honored Rosa epithet "Mother of the modern civil rights movement»





Komaki Kimura - Japanese suffragette advocate for women's suffrage, 1917





Eliza Zimferesku - the first woman engineer





Anne Frank - a Jewish girl, the author of the famous "Diary of Anne Frank" - a document condemning Nazism and translated into many languages. Anne Frank and her family are among the most famous victims of Nazism





Maud Wagner - the first known female tattoo artist in the US, 1907





Sofia Ionescu - the world's first female neurosurgeon





Nadia Comaneci - a famous Romanian gymnast, five-time Olympic champion. The most titled athlete in the history of Romanian Olympics





Sarlat Takral - the first licensed female pilot from India 1936





Jane Goodall - Ambassador of Peace, a leading primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist from the UK





Stand for granting suffrage to women, protests after the "Night of Terror" 1917





Annette Kellerman - Australian professional swimmer, help to ensure that women were allowed to wear one-piece bathing suit (1907). After this photo, she was arrested for indecent behavior





Anna Aslan - considered a pioneer of Gerontology and Geriatrics





Gertrude Caroline Ederle - the first woman to swim the English Channel (1926)





Bertha von Suttner - Austrian figure in the international peace movement, the first woman - Nobel Peace Prize winner and the second woman to receive the Nobel Prize







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