Last week we shared with you black women who made herstory. Today, we want you to know women who are making herstory! These black women will inspire you to put your best foot forward. You could even raise your daughter to be like one of theseheroins, these herstory-makers!
Paulette Brown, the first black female president of the American Bar Association.
Sonya Smith, the first African-American female to earn a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the University of Virginia.
Shonda Rimes, first black woman to create some Top 10 network TV series, such as Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal.
Mo’Ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League Series–remember, “throw like a girl”!
Michelle Obama, does she need a caption? No.
Keke Palmer, the first African-American woman to play Cinderella on Broadway.
Carole Simpson, the first woman to broadcast radio news in Chicago.
Mellody Hobson, one of the most powerful black female business women. She is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dreamworks Animation.
Lupita Nyong’o, the first black spokeswoman for Lancome.