I absolutely believe the past had its share of warrior women who fought like men. Whether some of these were the actual Amazons from Greek myth is another matter.
I've always really been interested in the Pygmalion myth and both what it has to say about creativity and what it has to say about relationships between men and women.
During the period of China's rapid economic growth, there were plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs, including women. It allowed me to develop my business.