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“How would you like to be the first woman to fly the Atlantic?”
Coretta Scott King
Coretta Scott King was one of the most influential women leaders in our world.
Katharine Graham has been chairman of the executive committee of The Washington Post Company since September 1993.
Madeleine Albright, America’s first female secretary of state, is born Maria Jana Korbelova on May 15, 1937, in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic).
Maya Angelou was a civil rights activist, poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed 1969 memoir, 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings', and her numerous poetry and essay collections.
Nancy Pelosi - Congresswoman
Nancy Pelosi is the 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives, having made history in 2007 when she was elected the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House.
Billionaire media executive and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey is best known for hosting her own internationally popular talk show from 1986 to 2011.
Rosa Louise McCauley was born on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Sally Ride - Astronaut
Sally Ride was the first American woman to fly in space.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth is one of the nation’s leading progressive voices, fighting for big structural change that would transform our economy and rebuild the middle class.
Barbara Walters - Journalist
Famed television journalist Barbara Walters
Condoleezza Rice was nominated for Secretary of State by George W. Bush on November 14, 2004.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884. She became the First Lady in 1933
Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer.
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born on July 28, 1929, in Southampton, New York.
Katherine Johnson was born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, in 1918, her intense curiosity and brilliance with numbers vaulted her ahead several grades in school.
Mae C. Jemison
Dr. Jemison has a background in both engineering and medical research.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is a lawyer, writer, and the wife of the 44th President, Barack Obama.
The Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton
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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Shirley Chisholm became the first African American congresswoman in 1968.
Current Supreme Court Justices:
Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O'Connor
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