Women’s equality day celebrates the day the 19th amendment made it legal for women to vote in 1920. Since then, women have been only achieving more and more! Check out these awesome women who either broke, or are breaking, the glass ceiling in each of their individual fields! Click the photos of each woman to learn more about them!
Business – Kara Goldin
Our very own girl boss is Kara Goldin! She has been the founder and CEO of hint water for the past ten years. Her work with hint has innovated the beverage industry and led the way for healthy alternatives to our sugar dominated food industry.
Government – Sandra Day O’Connor
Bobbi Gibb showed the world that women can do anything they put their mind to. Nowadays women run marathons all the time, but in 1966 it was unheard of. Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon!
Media – Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes is responsible for some of televisions most well known shows, like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. These show are not only fun to watch, but they also celebrate diversity and strong female characters. She has created a space where women are their own heros!
STEM – Katherine Johnson
From child genius, to NASA scientist, to race and gender barrier breaker – Katherine definitely does not fit into a box! She is responsible for planning the trajectory for the first trip to space. Talk about an out-of-this-world, amazing woman!