women in the workforce
The world's most experienced spacewoman has retired after spending more time in orbit than any other American astronaut.
Learn about some of the American women who are running for, and winning, the top city government seat: the mayor.
SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell is confident her company's rockets will enable people to travel to far-off cities in under an hour. How did she make it to SpaceX?
Women like Chebet Lesan are leaving traditional jobs and making their way as businesswomen. Read about several entrepreneurs who are breaking barriers in Africa.
Meet inventors who have broken barriers in science and technology to create some of today’s common and critical inventions, including the refrigerator, solar home and data-processing software.
Grammy Award-winning musician Esperanza Spalding exemplifies women making history in fields that were once nearly exclusively male, like jazz.
City Girl Coffee is the only U.S. brand that buys its beans exclusively from female coffee farmers. Learn more about an international movement to empower women farmers and expand their market share.
Hazel Johnson-Brown made history in 1979 as the first black woman to become a U.S. Army general. She went on to head the Army Nurse Corps.
Want to know what it's like to work on a space mission? Ask a NASA veteran who's spent decades probing the solar system. She's got stories to tell.