Here’s what Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia taught us…

Here’s what Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia taught us about female action heroes.

Carrie Fisher will forever be inextricable from Princess Leia, and Princess Leia, the heroine at the heart of the Star Wars films, will forever be bonded to the actress who played her. Fisher will continue to be known best for her portrayal of Princess Leia, the character she created based on her feminist vision of how women could lead, fight and exist, both here on Earth and in a galaxy far, far away. Here is the impact her role has had.