Here at Bustle, we believe that in order to truly live life to the fullest, you must begin by honoring — and learning from — the women who came before you. That's why we teamed up with Lexus to highlight some incredible women who are pioneering their industries, their careers, and most importantly, their communities. Read on to get familiar with these pioneers’ amazing stories, and don’t be surprised if you get inspired to make some waves in your own life.