The Rise of Women in Star Wars

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away an adventure that would go on to inspire generations was born. The original Star Wars movies boasted great male protagonists and antagonists. While the past film and television adaptations included an assortment of intriguing female characters, it’s only within the two most recent movies that we’ve seen women take center stage. How have these female characters evolved over time from subplots in a larger story to inspirational powerhouses with stories of their own?  Leia Organa Leia is undoubtedly the most iconic female in the entire Star Wars canon, and perhaps
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Nikita Ross is a freelance writer and self-proclaimed bibliophile with a background in social media management, marketing and event coordination. An avid traveler, Nikita’s adventures have taken her on a road trip through Iceland and backpacking through Peru. When she’s not planning her next great escape, Nikita can be found writing or reading with coffee in hand.