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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: 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.

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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