Building our legacy. Today we celebrate the heroines of history. These pioneers symbolize resilience, bravery, and innovation. IE Women are making yesterday’s women proud, today’s women empowered and tomorrow’s women inspired to do the same. Watch the video to find out more!!
Some of these women are:
Hypatia (c. 350-370 – 415 AD)
The greatest mathematician, astronomer and philosopher of her time.
Isabel la Católica (1451 – 1504)
The first ever queen of Spain.
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 – c. 1656)
The most important female painter of early modern Europe.
Aphra Behn (1640 – 1689)
One of the first English women to earn a living from writing.
Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)
One of history’s most iconic scientists.
Gabriela Mistral (1889 – 1957)
The first Latin American author to receive the Nobel Prize in literature.
Rosa Parks (1913 – 2005)
Known as “the first lady of the civil rights movement.”
Alice Guy-Blaché (1873 – 1968)
The world’s first female film director.
Ruby Bridges (1954)
One of the youngest civil rights activists of all time.
Katherine G. Johnson (1918 – 2020)
Dorothy Vaughan (1910 – 2008)
Mary Jackson (1921 – 2005)
Female mathematicians who helped win the Space Race.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 – 2020)
Pioneer for women’s rights in the US.
Michelle Bachelet (1951)
The first woman to hold the Chilean presidency.
Angela Merkel (1954)
Considered the most powerful woman in the world.
Kamala Harris (1964)
The first female, Black and Asian-American vice president of the US.