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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: Eleanor Rathbone

    Politicians: Eleanor Rathbone

    Eleanor Rathbone (1872-1946) was one of the first female members of the British Parliament who used her position to push for gender-equal legislation.

    • 5 min
    Politicians: Jeannette Rankin

    Politicians: Jeannette Rankin

    Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973) broke the glass ceiling to become the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress, doing so before women had the right to vote.

    • 9 min
    Politicians: Eva Perón

    Politicians: Eva Perón

    Eva Perón (1919-1952) was emblematic of a political movement in Argentina. In her short life, she achieved a saint-like status and was so powerful an icon that long after her death, her final resting place remained a subject of fierce debate.

    • 5 min
    Politicians: Sarojini Naidu

    Politicians: Sarojini Naidu

    Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949) was known as “The Nightingale of India,” she was the first Indian woman to serve as both president of the Indian National Congress, and as an Indian state governor.

    • 6 min
    Politicians: Constance Baker Motley

    Politicians: Constance Baker Motley

    Constance Baker Motley (1941-2005) spent most of her life fighting for Civil Rights. She put her life at risk to change the course of American history -- but she’s often left out of the history books.

    • 5 min
    Politicians: Charlene Mitchell

    Politicians: Charlene Mitchell

    Charlene Mitchell (1930-present) was the first Black woman to run for president of the United States. She ran on the Communist ticket, stating that she saw racism and class injustice as symptoms of the capitalist system.

    • 6 min

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