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    24 Strong Female Cartoon Characters Who Deserve To Be Celebrated

    More cartoon characters like these, please!

    Growing up in a male-centric world, it can be hard to find strong female characters to look to as role models.

    Thankfully if you grew up in the '90s and early '00s, there was no shortage of positive female role models to look up to in your favorite cartoons (if you knew where to look).

    Here are 24 of my personal favorite female cartoon characters who (in my opinion) make excellent role models.

    1. Kim Possible, Kim Possible

    2. Katara, Avatar the Last Airbender

    3. Shego, Kim Possible

    4. Daria, Daria

    5. Abigail Lincoln aka Numbuh 5, Codename: Kids Next Door

    6. Libby Folfax, Jimmy Neutron

    7. Jenny Wakeman, My Life as a Teenage Robot

    8. Sandy Cheeks, SpongeBob SquarePants

    9. Bubbles, Blossom, and Buttercup, The Powerpuff Girls

    10. Suki, Avatar the Last Airbender

    11. Mandy, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy

    12. Kida, Atlantis: The Lost Empire

    13. Eris, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

    14. Captain Amelia, Treasure Planet

    15. Nani Pelekai, Lilo & Stitch

    16. Velma Dinkley, Scooby Doo

    17. Mulan, Mulan

    18. Chicha, The Emperor's New Groove

    19. Audrey Rocio Ramirez, Atlantis the Lost Empire

    20. Tiana, The Princess and the Frog

    21. Megara, Hercules

    22. Anastasia, Anastasia

    23. Nala, The Lion King

    24. Helen Parr / Elastigirl / Mrs. Incredible, The Incredibles

    Here's to all the inspirational ladies out there and to the ones who are being created every day!