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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. In Wonder Media Network’s brand new podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know -- but definitely should.

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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. In Wonder Media Network’s brand new podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know -- but definitely should.

    Politicians: Golda Meir

    Politicians: Golda Meir

    Golda Meir (1898-1978) was a visionary political leader, pioneer, and activist who took the world by storm when she became the first woman to serve as Prime Minister of Israel.

    • 9 min
    Politicians: Barbara Jordan

    Politicians: Barbara Jordan

    Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) was the first Black woman elected to Congress from the South and her powerful words made their mark on history.

    • 8 min
    Politicians: Patricia Roberts Harris

    Politicians: Patricia Roberts Harris

    Patricia Roberts Harris (1924-1985) was the first Black woman to serve as a United States Ambassador, the first Black woman to be dean of a law school, the first Black woman to be part of a presidential cabinet and thereby the first Black woman to be in the line of succession for the presidency.

    • 8 min
    Politicians: Fannie Lou Hamer

    Politicians: Fannie Lou Hamer

    Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) was a leader in the Civil Rights movement who ardently fought for free and fair elections.

    • 9 min
    Politicians: Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

    Politicians: Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

    As Iceland's 4th president, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir (1930-present) was the first woman to ever be elected president of a country. Her advocacy for cultural development and education makes her an incredible role model for young women around the globe.

    • 5 min
    Politicians: Crystal Bird Fauset

    Politicians: Crystal Bird Fauset

    Crystal Bird Fauset (1894-1965) was a Civil Rights activist and the first female African American state legislator elected in the United States.

    • 8 min

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