Mythic Engine World of Darkness
In addition to being the first person to win two Nobel Prizes, and to be the first woman to win one at all, Marie Curie was also a founding member of the Children of Ether. She was originally a scientist in the Technocracy, but was judged a reality deviant by her own comrades. They tried to terminate her, but she survived the attack. This spurred her to leave The Technocracy and form her own league of forward-thinking technomancers.