This new series by Alba Torregrossa features six incredible women: Nellie Bly, Wangari Maathai, Irena Sendler, Amelia Earheart, Marie Curie and Audrey Hepburn. Journalist, activist, social worker, aviator, scientist and actor, the legacies of these women live on – not only for their skill in their respective fields, but for their bravery and selflessness in the face of adversity.

Nellie Bly, Journalist, 1864-1922
Wangari Maathai, Social Environmental and Political Activist, 1940-2011
Irena Sendler, Social Worker, 1910-2008
Amelia Earhart, Aviator, 1897-1937
Marie Curie, Scientist, 1867-1934
Audrey Hepburn, Actor and Humanitarian, 1929-1993

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