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.
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.
Black women have been leaders in the fight for rights for hundreds of years, paving the way for today's Black Americans in politics.
Jacinta Migo is the first native American Samoan woman to achieve the rank of chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Learn more about her service.
"Pistol Packin' Patti" Morton was the first woman to achieve several milestones during her career as a foreign service officer. Learn more here.
A portrait made of broken glass displayed on Washington’s National Mall saluted Vice President Kamala Harris as a glass ceiling breaker
The 15th annual International Women of Courage Awards recognized 21 women from 15 different countries who fight every day for their communities.
Dr. Okonjo-Iweala has made history by becoming the first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO).