Balkissa Chaibou dreamed of becoming a doctor, but when she was 12 she was shocked to learn she had been promised as a bride to her cousin. She decided to fight for her rights - even if that meant taking her own family to court. _____________________ She currently campaigns for other girls to follow her example and say "no" to forced marriage. She visits schools and has spoken to tribal chiefs abo
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Michaela DePrince authored the book Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. She rose to fame after starring in the documentary First Position in 2011, following her and other young ballet dancers as they prepared to compete at the Youth America Grand Prix. She formerly danced with the Dance Theatre of Harlem as the youngest dancer in the history of the company and currently dances as a s
#RebelGirls can be found in all corners of the world. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 includes a beautiful, detachable map, so your children can check out where each of their heroes comes from. 🗺⠀ ⠀ Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 will also include an illustrated glossary, so your kids can expand their vocabulary while learning about incredible female role models.The learning will contin
Elizabeth Cochran Seaman, known by her pen name Nellie Bly, was an American journalist. She was also a writer, industrialist, inventor, and a charity worker who was widely known for her record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg, and an exposé in which she faked insanity to study a mental institution from within. She was a pione
🎧 Wouldn't it be cool to have empowering, exciting stories to listen to while you drive your kids to school? Or while you're on your way to a job interview? ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 🚀 We want to turn your favorite stories into sound-rich, immersive adventures that can carry you and your children to NASA, with Margaret Hamilton during the launch of Apollo 11. We want you to listen to the songs Grace O'Malley used to
Queen Nanny is a national hero in Jamaica, little is known with certainty about Nanny's life. She is a mythical as well as a legendary figure and it is therefore often difficult to establish historical fact. Much of what is known about her comes from oral history, as little textual evidence exists. She was born into the Asante people in what is today Ghana. _____________________ Nanny and her four
Today, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a global bestseller translated in 30 languages (even in Faroese!). It has reached more than 500,000 families and it's helping girls all over the world to dream bigger, aim higher, and fight harder. Take a look at what Rebels around the world are saying! 🌎 _____________________ Visit the link in our bio to see our new Kickstarter campaign and view the f
Cora Coralina is the pseudonym of the Brazilian writer and poet Ana Lins dos Guimarães Peixoto. She is considered by many to be one of the most important Brazilian writers of the twentieth century. Her first book, Poemas nos Becos de Goiás e Estórias Mais, was published when she was 75 years old. Coralina wrote about the situation of women, life in the State of Goiás , the poverty of the Brazilian
Only 2 days into the campaign and our Kickstarter is close to being 300% funded! 💖🚀🤘 We have amazing backers, and we can’t wait to introduce these 2 great new projects to you. 🎧📖 _____________________ Click the link in our bio to see the full campaign video on Kickstarter.
Maria Sibylla Merian was a German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator, a descendant of the Frankfurt branch of the Swiss Merian family, founders of one of Europe's largest publishing houses in the 17th century. She was known for her illustrations of insects and plants. Her works on insect development and the transformation of insects through the process of metamorphosis contributed to the a
Rapper and founder of @theeverybodyproject, @yoeaves, created your new summer anthem "Thunder Thighs". The video features women of all shapes and races dancing in the streets of Brooklyn in whatever summer attire they want! "One woman told me she bought her first pair of shorts in forever," Eaves said in an interview with @strutbymic. "This made me incredibly happy because the summer is hot AF and
Having a passionate community that spans across 70+ countries is a great way to discover incredible stories. The stories in Volume 2 are 100% stories you told us about. Now, we can all share them. 💖📖🚀
Only 7 hours since our launch and our Kickstarter campaign is already 200% funded! WOW! 🚀🤘🚀⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 is the sequel you and your family have been waiting for! Thank you to all of our backers, we can’t wait to share this with you. 💖⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Visit the link in our bio for more details about Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 📖 and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls - Th
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Anna Politkovskaya was a Russian journalist, writer, and human rights activist who became known for her opposition to the policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin and, in particular, his waging of the Second Chechen War.
#Repost @motherwulf ・・・ Very excited to have received "Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women"!! Paid a little extra for the package including the book, a poster, coloring book, and stickers. So worth it!! 💗
Alfonsina Strada was an Italian cyclist, the only woman to have ridden one of cycling's three major stage races. _____________________ 🚴🏻♀️🚲🚴🏻♀️🚲🚴🏻♀️🚲🚴🏻♀️🚲🚴🏻♀️🚲
1️⃣ more day until our launch, rebels! We can’t wait to tell you more about our new @Kickstarter campaign! Tomorrow at 7:30am EST we are going to announce ✌🏽new projects, and one of them has something to do with the number ✌🏻. SO: 👀 if you want to be notified the minute we launch, and make sure you don't miss out on our fantastic early bird rewards... sign up here: ⠀ ⠀ 👉🏼bit.ly/launch-rebel👈🏼⠀ ⠀ W
REBELS! ✊🏽we are only ✌️days away from the launch of our @Kickstarter campaign number ✌🏿! On Tuesday, we're going to announce ✌🏽new projects, and one of them has something to do with the number ✌🏻. SO: 👀if you want to be notified the minute we launch, and make sure you don't miss out on our fantastic early birds rewards... sign up here: 👉🏼bit.ly/launch-rebel👈🏼 WE CAN'T WAIT TO TELL YOU MORE! 🤐
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Helen Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and fil
#Repost @vreditoras ・・・ Garotas rebeldes e empoderadas sabem que podem seguir seus sonhos e se tornarem estrelas do Rock, como a Gigi e a Cice. 😉 . E você, tem alguma garota empoderada na sua vida que ficou inspirada com a leitura de Histórias de ninar para garotas rebeldes? Conte pra gente nos comentários. Queremos conhecê-las! :) . 📷 @kocian.art
María Eva Duarte de Perón was the second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and served as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952. She is usually referred to as Eva Perón, or by the affectionate Spanish language diminutive Evita. _____________________ Perón was born in the rural village of Los Toldos, in the Pampas, as the youngest of five children. At 15 in 1
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Artemisia Gentileschi was an Italian Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters of all time. In an era when women painters were not easily accepted by the artistic community or patrons, she was the first woman to become a member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence. _____________________ 👩🏻🎨🎨👩🏻🎨🎨👩🏻🎨🎨👩🏻🎨🎨👩🏻🎨🎨👩🏻🎨🎨
#Repost @jchou408 ・・・ Dream big little one.💕✨ -- It's so incredibly important that we raise our little girls to be strong, stay resilient, to dream big and know that they can make a difference. Especially now. A few months back I had supported the @rebelgirlsbook Kickstarter campaign and just received the final book today. Good job on putting together an amazing book on real life female heroes a
Mary Edwards Walker is the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor. _____________________ 👩🏻⚕️ In 1855, Walker earned her medical degree at Syracuse Medical College, married and started a medical practice. She volunteered with the Union Army at the outbreak of the American Civil War and served as a surgeon at a temporary hospital in Washington, DC, even though at the time women and sectaria
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Sylvia Earle is an American marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. She has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998. Earle was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998. _____________________ 🐟🐠🐡🐟🐠🐡🐟🐠🐡🐟🐠🐡
“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” -Coco Chanel _____________________ 💪🏻: @k_e_blondie 📸: @marykrissphotography
Matilde Montoya is recognized as the first female physician in Mexico. She was a midwife who graduated Medical School, and earned her doctorate in 1887. _____________________ 👩🏻⚕️ After working as a midwife, Montoya worked under 2 male doctors as an auxiliary surgeon. Montoya was well-known, the press covered stories about her and some doctors also ran campaigns against her in an attempt to disc
👩🔬 Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences. She was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own m
#Repost @andeforsan ・・・ My son who had his last day in 3rd grade today asked if he could get "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" for summer reading, because he think it is such a great book. His teacher have read about each and every strong woman in this book in the class over the last couple of months. There is a future for equality and civil rights.
Grace O’Malley was born in Ireland in around 1530, as a daughter of the wealthy nobleman and sea trader Owen O'Malley. Upon his death, she inherited his large shipping and trading business. From her earliest days, she rejected the role of the sixteenth century woman, instead embracing the life on the sea with the fleet of O'Malley trading ships. The income from this business, as well as land inhe
Head over to Rebel Girls Facebook page to view the full video and find out how could win a FREE copy of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. 👨👧 _____________________ Visit facebook.com/rebelgirls for more details.
Mary Anning was an English fossil collector, dealer, and amateur palaeontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel at Lyme Regis in Southwest England. Her findings contributed to important changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth. ⛏
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Jill Tarter is an American astronomer and the former director of the Center for SETI Research. _____________________ 🔭 Tarter has worked on a number of major scientific projects, most relating to the search for extraterrestrial life. _____________________ 🎬 Tarter's astronomical work is illustrated in Carl Sagan's novel Contact. In the film version of Contact, the protagonist Ellie Arroway (which
"What I realized is that I am being the girl that I wanted to see when I was younger, I wanted someone to speak out about the lack of representation among dark-skinned girls and how dark-skinned girls are not always considered beautiful… and we are." _____________________ Danielle Brooks, "Taystee" of Orange is the New Black is a standout actress of television and theater. We were happy to see mor