Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Get inspired by the lives of accomplished women, from artists to athletes, scientists to spys. Each episode features a different, and fascinating, world-changing woman. Melinda Gates, Jodi Kantor, Pamela Adlon and other female narrators share the adventures and stories of these historical figures.
Despite being the only woman in the room, Margaret Hamilton was able to avert disaster and maneuver the first successful American moon landing, Apollo 11.
As an avid swimmer, Yursa Mardini became a hero when she rescued a boat full of refugees and then made history competing as part of the first refugee teams in the Olympics.
Having a wood leg didn't stop Virginia Hall from becoming a spy for the Allied forces during World War II or one of the first women working at the CIA.
Maria Callas had a troubled start to her life, but grew up to be the most famous soprano in opera, stunning audiences all around the world.
She didn't just win games—national tennis champion Billie Jean King also fought for fairness: equal pay for men AND women.
From humble beginnings to being the first self-made female millionaire in America, Madam C. J. Walker built a beauty empire still around today!
Ada Lovelace became the first computer programmer when she recognize that the machines could do more than calculations.
An Irish pirate convinces the Queen of England to revisit her policies on Ireland.
Harriet Tubman, one of the greatest heroes in American history, risked her life to free hundreds of slaves.
When lakes started to dry up and streams seemed to disappear, Wangara Maathai decided to bring the forest back—planting a million trees.
World-famous artist Frida Kahlo grew up in a small town on the outskirts of Mexico City. Journey back to her childhood, and get a glimpse of the world of wonder past the entrance of her ordinary stucco home.
Her trainers thought she was too small, and she was terrified her parents would stop her, but Mary Kom sparred and trained her way to becoming the most successful boxer in India’s history.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who couldn’t be captured. Her name was Nanny.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who became a motocross champion. Her name was Ashley Fiolek.
Once upon a time, there was a girl with a mighty voice. Her name was Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived where snowy peaks scraped the sky. Her name was Aisholpan.
Once upon a time, a girl risked everything to do what was right. Her name was Corrie.
Once upon a time, a girl learned to sing before she could talk. Her name was Celia.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who wielded a sword. Her name was Beatrice or Bebe.
Once upon a time, four sisters led their country to freedom. Their names were Minerva, Patria, Maria Teresa, and Dedé.
Once upon a time, there lived a flamenco dancer who could break floorboards with her feet. Her name was Carmen.
Once upon a time, a girl dreamed of sailing down a river of lava. Her name was Katia.
Once upon a time there was a girl who climbed to the very top of the world. Her name was Junko Tabei.
Once upon a time, there was a towering girl who would inspire a culinary revolution in America. Her name was Julia.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who would grow up to achieve great fame on the silver screen. But this movie star would also lead a little-known double life, as a gifted inventor. Her name was Hedy.
Once upon a time, there was a Swedish girl who refused to go to school. Her name was Greta. When Greta found out about the realities of climate change, she couldn’t understand why there weren’t more people concerned enough to take action.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who thought in pictures. Her name was Temple.
Once upon a time, there was an incredible Cuban dancer who wanted to dedicate the rest of her life to the art of dance. Her name was Alicia.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who wanted to become a lawyer. Her name was Michelle.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who interviewed crows and made friends with pigs. Her name was Oprah.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who became a dancer, a spy, and a civil rights activist. Her name was Josephine.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who adored animals. Her name was Jane.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who loved flipping, flying, and tumbling. Her name was Simone Biles