Throughout history, women have made great contributions to society. Some of these women are well known, some less so, but all of them made their mark to help us stand where we are today. Read on to learn more about these amazing + influential women and learn about their pivotal roles in shaping the world as we know it.
1. Agnodice - Greece, 400 B.C.E.
Agnodice is known as one of the first gynecologists. She bravely practiced medicine at a time when women in Greece faced the death penalty for doing so. When she was discovered, her patients came to her defense and she was allowed to continue her work.