Culture Archive: The Greatest Working-Women in Pop Culture History

From I Love Lucy's namestake to Girls' Hannah, we compiled the gutsiest, hardest working, and stereotype-defying ladies throughout the big screen.


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    MAD MEN (2007)

    Secretary Peggy Olson beats all odds: She becomes Sterling Cooper's first female copywriter. "I've got a way for you to turn this [Clearasil] account into a home run," Don Draper tells his team. "We have the perfect writer ... Peggy."

    Courtesy of Everett Collection
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