It's a long story. One for my daughter. Most of these are intended to be more placeholders for "do more research and write some stuff about this woman/these women/these sorts of women" rather than pointers to specific sources.
The first edition left out too much. So now I'm collecting names and faces for a second volume!
Shirley Chisholm- she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
10 intriguing female revolutionaries that you didn’t learn about in history class --Are you kidding, we didn't even learn about the Irish or Mexican Revolutions, much less the role a woman played in them.
Zhang Xin (born is a Chinese business magnate. Presently, she is the CEO of SOHO China, the largest commercial real estate developer in Beijing, and as of September the chairwoman of Teach For China Board of Directors.
Ruby Nell Bridges Hall (born September is an American activist known for being the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School.
Patricia Mawuli at 28 years old, is Ghana’s First Female civilian pilot and the First Woman in West Africa certified to build and maintain rotax engines. on Remarkable Moments for Women & Girls in 2014