Emma Watson: "Ready for anything after SheFighter training with the amazing Lina Khalifeh. She opened the first self defence studio for women in the Middle East. I’ll be chatting with her and 8 other activists about challenging gender stereotypes at One Young World Ottawa later today."
15 Historical Women They Should Have Taught You About In School
Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825), Greek naval commander. She was a rich, twice-widowed mother of nine who lived from 1771 to 1825. After both her husbands were killed by Algerian pirates, she inherited their fortunes and expanded upon them. Later, she became the only woman to join an underground organization which was preparing Greeks to revolt against the Ottoman Empire."