Thousands of people voted this spring in a super-cool campaign run by Women on 20s to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. (Harriet Tubman was the winner!) As of yesterday, the goal of putting a woman on paper money has become a reality—in 2020, a woman will finally appear on the $10 bill. 

The U.S. Treasury Department planned a fabulous woman’s $10 debut as a celebration of the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage. As CNN reports, “The last woman on U.S. paper currency was Martha Washington, who was on the $1 Silver Certificate between 1891 and 1896.” We say it’s about time that another woman joins her.

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Although we’d much rather see Andrew Jackson’s face removed from our currency forever, replacing duel fiend and Federalism-loving Alexander Hamilton with a badass lady is a good start. And the Treasury folks will be crowdsourcing suggestions for who it will be, too: You can post with the #CNN10s hashtag to make your voice heard.

Twitter users have already suggested a wide variety of women (some facetious, some not) such as computer scientist/Admiral Grace Hopper, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, pop superstar Beyoncé, and even cartoon heroine Marge Simpson.

At Bust HQ, we had tons of suggestions of our own, including:

Gloria Steinem, feminist

Leslie Knope, fictional local government superhero

 Ida B. Wells, muckraking journalist

Angela Davis, scholar/activist

Rosa Parks, civil rights leader

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Lucy Stone, suffragist

Oprah Winfrey, entertainment mogul

Beyonce, everything

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, suffragist

And many more: Sojourner Truth, Madonna, Rachel Carson, Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Madeleine Albright, Alice Paul, Harper Lee, and Ruby Bridges, to name a few.

Comment below (or tweet with the above hashtag) to tell us who you believe belongs on the $10.

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