Build Your Kit
Amelia Earhart's determination to make her dream a reality is a familiar story that one never tires of hearing. She saw herself flying planes, breaking records and using her voice to encourage girls to attempt to do the very things that men did – pushing them to achieve equality and to experience the greatness of life’s adventures.
Anne Sullivan's story is one of triumph and learning to reach beyond one’s limits. She spent her entire life thinking she was teaching Helen Keller how to communicate with others when, really, she was teaching the world how to see people’s abilities instead of their disabilities.
Audrey Hepburn's story is one of elegance and grit. She overcame war and starvation, becoming an actress who used her fame as a means to feed the hungry in developing nations.
Harriet Tubman's life was a fight for freedom. She used courage to gain her freedom, then worked to set others free and joined the fight for women’s equality. This story will inspire girls to be courageous with their lives, to take risks and to help one another.
Kate Warne is a hidden gem in women’s history. She was a tenacious detective who broke into a male-dominated world and saved President-Elect Lincoln from an early assassination attempt.
Marie Curie’s story uncovers a desperate desire for discovery through trial and error and steely determination. Marie used curiosity to fuel her world – to learn new things, to attempt advances in the fields of physics and chemistry.
The story of Rosie the Riveter is the tale of thousands of women uniting to help our nation during a time of need, overcoming doubt and stereotyping as they traded in their oven mitts for welding torches and rivet guns to build airplanes and help win a war.
Sacagawea’s story is one of depth, illustrating how she used patience, grace and wisdom to safely lead a group of explorers more than 7,000 miles on a round-trip journey across our nation.
Sarah Grimké's story is one of true character. Through determination and self-trust, Sarah left the only life she knew to uncover her authentic self and fight for equality.