Joan of Arch. From illiterate peasant to Sainthood in 19 short years. Did you know the the technical reason for Joan of Arc’s execution was a biblical wardrobe law that forbid cross dressing, something that Joan did in order to pass inconspicuously in battle.
 The Vietnamese heroines, the Trung Sisters lead an legion of female generals and their 8,000 troops in an uprising against Chinese occupation. Historians believe that the story of the Trung sisters indicate that Vietnam, unlike it’s neighbors, was once a matriarchal society with few barriers to women in leadership positions.
 Sojourner Truth! Abolitionist, Women’s Rights Activist, and Author, Truth’s work laid the foundations for many important civil rights advances.
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