Women achievements are hardly ever recognised, when they should be even more recognised than others as they had to work in harsh conditions. Nobody helped them. Translate their achievements to tell the class. Distribute the women: each students will talk about one of these discovery women.
See this video. What makes you think? Read the book STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS and share your findings with the class. Also watch the face link to check the lack of female role models. As for the boys think of the stereotypes that also have an influence in your choices.
You will do a presentation on a character who is a role model for you explaining why.