An economist and attorney. The first African-American woman in the US to earn a Ph.D. in economics, the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and the first African-American woman to be admitted to the Pennsylvania bar.
Lawyer, Politician, and the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.
A lawyer and the first woman to be admitted to the Connecticut Bar Association. The co-founder and director of the Culinary Institute of America.
The first female lawyer on the west coast, a public defender pioneer, an editor, and a suffrage leader.
A Politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, and bestselling author. The first African-American woman to be a major party’s nominee for governor, the first African-American to lead in the House of Representatives of Georgia, and the first African-American woman and first Georgian to deliver a Response to the State of the Union.
A feminist lawyer, civil rights activist, and Congresswoman who served in the House of Representatives from NY.
An attorney and judge. The 116th US Supreme Court justice and the first African-American woman in this position.
The first woman Prime Minister of Britain
An activist for women's rights and minority groups, a lawyer, and a US Supreme Court justice, the second woman in this position.
The first female lawyer in the United States, an educator and women’s rights activist.