10 Inspiring Women You Can't Miss

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Although there are hundreds of women worth mentioning for their accomplishments and vision, we've compiled a list of ten women in different fields and historic moments that you absolutely cannot miss. Let us know who your biggest female inspirations are in the comments below, and happy International Women's Day!

1. Hypatia (350-415) A resident of ancient Alexandria, Egypt, Hypatia was one of the first known women to study and teach math, astronomy, and philosophy. Socrates described her as someone "who made such attainments in literature and science, far surpassing all the philosophers of her time." Hypatia's death was considered by many as the downfall of Alexandrian intellectual life.