Prohibited from attending high school, Aletta Jacobs found a workaround and became the Netherlands' first woman with a medical degree. But her gutsiness didn't end there.
This industrial engineer's advice for winning in a male-dominated field: Choose your attitude, "and let your work show who you are."
America is battling a STEM crisis, and Talia Milgrom is fighting on the front lines.
"It doesn't hurt a gal's femininity to ride to her man's job in a baby blue convertible she's paid for herself."
This developer left her steady gig for the fun and flexibility of real estate.