With 48 fact-filled cards per package, Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards.
Despite often daunting barriers, the women featured here became major achievers in fields ranging from the sciences to the arts, sports to entertainment, journalism to activism. Their lives and accomplishments are celebrated throughout the vast collections of the Library of Congress, from which these 48 profiles are drawn. Each card in this deck presents an intriguing quote or morsel of information about a woman of consequence, along with a brief biography. From Russian American journalist, dissident, and LGBTQ activist Masha Gessen to trailblazing attorney Dovey Johnson Roundtree daring women, we salute you. As Michelle Obama said, The vision and perseverance of a single individual can help to turn the tides of history.