In 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor became the first woman judge on the U.S. Supreme Court. Her story shows how education can empower women to become leaders.
Let Girls Learn, an initiative involving the Peace Corps and local communities, aims to expand access to education for girls around the world.
Meet Karen Uhlenbeck, a U.S. professor whose work has led to some of the most dramatic advances in mathematics in 40 years.
The first Miss America of Indian descent, Nina Davuluri, is also the first Miss America to have earned a science degree.
Without the right to vote, today’s women couldn't run major corporations, serve in the military and hold public office. Here's how they did it.
While women around the world have been breaking barriers for decades, Iranian women have struggled to gain back the basic human freedoms they lost in 1979.
When Mihrigul Tursun returned to China, she was arrested and separated from her children. Her crime? Being a Uyghur Muslim who had lived outside of China.
October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to help girls stay in school and lead better lives. Check out a few ideas for what you can do.
NASA's first female astronauts paved the way for a generation of girls, like 13-year-old Alyssa Carson.