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These Are the Stories of Women Who Made History But Aren't Included in History Books

SheKnows Logo By Allie Gemmill of SheKnows | Slide 1 of 11: <p>The massive success of<a href="https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2017/03/03/hidden-figures-didnt-win-any-oscars-but-its-still-a-box-office-champion/&amp;refURL=https://www.google.com/&amp;referrer=https://www.google.com/"> Hidden Figures at the box office</a>, the Oscars and in our everyday conversations has sparked a curiosity about other women history has overlooked. Are the other stories to be mined from the deep caverns of history and that deserve a closer look? Incredibly, there are and we'll take a look at a handful of the intriguing women whose lives and life's work have helped shaped the culture and the modern world.</p>

These women deserve the spotlight, too

The massive success of Hidden Figures at the box office, the Oscars and in our everyday conversations has sparked a curiosity about other women history has overlooked. Are the other stories to be mined from the deep caverns of history and that deserve a closer look? Incredibly, there are and we'll take a look at a handful of the intriguing women whose lives and life's work have helped shaped the culture and the modern world.

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