The U.S. Mint will begin honoring notable American women on currency in 2022. Find out more about two women selected to appear on U.S. quarters.
Girls and young women account for 74% of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
First lady Jill Biden and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff are not the first educators to take on ceremonial White House roles.
Women in the United States are rising up the ranks of firefighting and leading all-female crews in a field traditionally dominated by men. Learn more here.
Mena and Zena Nasiri started a nongovernmental organization to donate books featuring strong Muslim women to schools — and the movement quickly grew.
When they have a seat at the table, women contribute to decisionmaking on natural resources and potential climate solutions.
Learn more about the life of Barbara Watson, who rose through the ranks at the State Department and broke new ground for women and Black diplomats.
Naming contests for NASA’s Mars rovers tap into youthful creativity and boost students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
African American women have invented modern conveniences and deepened our understanding of our world. Learn about the contributions of several Black women.