#SheIsTheFirst – Time Magazine’s List Of Groundbreaking Women Is So Inspiring!

#SheIsTheFirst – Time Magazine’s List Of Groundbreaking Women Is So Inspiring!

Time Magazine released a list of women who broke grounds in their respective fields and career. The campaign #SheIsTheFirst is so inspiring as it profiles these women and all they did to achieve what they have now.

The magazine states that their goal with Firsts is for every woman and girl to find someone whose presence in the highest reaches of success says to her that it is safe to climb, come on up, the view is spectacular.

Scroll down for the full list.

Madeleine Albright – is the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State

Mary Barra – is the first woman CEO of a major car company

Patricia Bath – is the first person to invent and demonstrate groundbreaking eye surgery

Elizabeth Blackburn – is the first woman to become president of the Salk Institute

Ursula Burns – is the first black woman to run a Fortune 500 company

Candis Cayne – is the first transgender woman with a major role on primetime TV

Hillary Rodham Clinton – is the first woman to win a major party’s nomination for President

Eileen Collins – is the first woman to command a space shuttle

Kellyanne Conway – is the first woman to run a winning presidential campaign

Mo’ne Davis – is the first girl to pitch a shutout and win a game in a Little League World Series

Ellen DeGeneres – is the first to star as an openly gay character on primetime TV

Gabby Douglas – is the first American gymnast to win solo and team all-around gold at one Olympics

Rita Dove – is the first black U.S. poet laureate

Ann Dunwoody – is the first woman to rise to four-star general in the U.S. military

Ava DuVernay – is the first black woman to direct a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar

Sylvia Earle – is the first woman to become chief scientist of NOAA

Aretha Franklin –  is the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Melinda Gates – is the first woman to give away more than $40 billion to charity

Selena Gomez – is the first person to reach 100 million followers on Instagram

Nikki Haley – is the first Indian-American woman to be elected governor

Carla Hayden –  is the first woman and first African American to be the Librarian of Congress

Mazie Hirono – is the first Asian-American woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate

Mae Jemison – is the first woman of color in space

Maya Lin – is the first woman to design a memorial on the national mall

Loretta Lynch – is the first black woman to become U.S. Attorney General

Rachel Maddow – is the first openly gay anchor to host a primetime news program

Rita Moreno – is the first Latina to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony

Jennifer Yuh Nelson –  is the first woman to solo-direct a major Hollywood animated feature

Ilhan Omar – is the first Somali-American Muslim woman to become a legislator

Danica Patrick – is the first woman to lead in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500

Nancy Pelosi – is the first woman to become Speaker of the U.S. House of Representative

Michelle Phan – is the first woman to build a $500 million company from a web series

Issa Rae – is the first black woman to create and star in a premium cable series

Shonda Rhimes – is the first woman to create 3 hit shows with over 100 episodes each

Lori Robinson – is the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. Combat Command

Sheryl Sandberg – is the first woman to become a billionaire from a social media company

Katharine Jefferts Schori – is the first woman elected as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church

Cindy Sherman – is the first woman to break $1 million in a photography sale

Kathryn Smith –  is the first woman to become a full-time coach in the NFL

Kathryn Sullivan –  is the first American woman to walk in space

Barbara Walters – is the first woman to co-anchor a network evening news program

Alice Waters – is the first woman to win the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef

Geisha Williams – is the first Latina CEO of a Fortune 500 company

Serena Williams – is the first tennis player to win 23 Grand Slam singles titles in the open era

Oprah Winfrey – is the first woman to own and produce her own talk show

Janet Yellen – is the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve







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