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Womxn Who Made Herstory

Updated: Jul 17, 2021

'Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.' - Oprah Winfrey

On this last day of Women's History Month we celebrate every women's journey that has lead us to this point together. Let us continue to recognizing some of these influential women. These women have paved the way for future generations, they've led the charge for change. Since the beginning of time, we have all heard stories of challenges, hardships, and injustices that women have had to face throughout different cultures.

For girlz and womxn of today, we meet with the intention to stand together and collectively move as one unit. It is our duty to shoulder this rise together, forming bonds that will last through our generation and generations to come. Let's take this opportunity to amplify the work and achievements of 4 awe-inspiring women.

Rosa Parks

As an activist and icon of American civil rights, Rosa Parks led one of the largest social movements in history, the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Although she was jailed and lost her job, her courageous act led to the integration of public transportation in Montgomery. Her fight against racial discrimination and injustice gave rise to an invaluable in Detroit’s Civil Rights Movement.

Sen. Kamala Harris

She was the woman of many firsts - the first woman and first Black and Asian American to hold the title of Vice President-elect, the first woman and person of color to be district attorney of San Francisco and attorney general of California. Kamala has influenced several women who aspire to enter the world of politics and make a change for the better.

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla held a doctorate in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado in 1988 and was an American astronaut, engineer, and the first woman of Indian descent to travel to space. During her career with NASA in California was assigned as a mission specialist and prime robotic arm operator on STS-87. She is definitely one of the heroes girls of today still look up to.

Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut and the first African American woman in space as a science mission specialist. Prior to her career at NASA, she served at the Cambodian refugee camp in Thailand and served in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone and Liberia too

From Malala Yousafzai to Michelle Obama, the list of women who have re-written history is endless. Many more inspiring womxn have joined the fierce battle for betterment of the humanity and they are all creating her story in their own right.

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