Julie Payette’s lovely voice and space smarts.
Julie Payette, Canadian astronaut, engineer, speaker of six languages, holder of 22 honourary degrees, Knight of the National Order of Quebec, vocalist and musician, and if all that isn’t enough, also possessor of one of the loveliest, most soothing voices I’ve ever heard (found that out courtesy the CBC Radio.)
Valentina Tereshkova, Russian cosmonaut and the first woman in space.
Alice Coachman, high-jumper, first black woman to win a gold medal in the Olympics, and a woman of great determination.
Amy Carmichael, writer & poet, and missionary to India who saved many girls from forced prostitution.
Nellie Bly, journalist, industrialist, inventor.