Mae Jemison in Space

Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison was the first African American woman to become an astronaut. In 1992 she spent more than a week orbiting Earth in the space shuttle Endeavor.

Air Date: June 1, 2020

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Portrait of Susan B. Anthony taken in 1900, when she was 80 years old (Frances Benjamin Johnston/Public domain)

Susan B. Anthony

As an activist and social reformer, Susan B. Anthony was tireless in her efforts to convince others to support the women's right to vote.

Air Date: May 25, 2020

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Mary Barra First Female CEO Of General Motors (GM)

Mary Barra

Mary Barra is the CEO at General Motors and the first woman in history to head one of the “Big Three” American automakers.

Air Date: May 18, 2020

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General Ann Dunwoody's visit to Iraq on September 25, 2010 (U.S. Army Materiel Command)

Ann Dunwoody

Ann Dunwoody was the first female battalion commander for the 82nd Airborne Division in 1992 and the first female general at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in 2000.

Air Date: May 11, 2020

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Mo'ne Davis

Mo’ne Davis

Mo’ne Davis was the first girl to pitch a shutout in the history of the Little League World Series, and was the first African American girl to play in the competition.

Air Date: April 27, 2020

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Arlan Hamilton

Arlan Hamilton

Arlan Hamilton is a venture capitalist who champions “underestimated” and “underrepresented” entrepreneurs in technology and other fields.

Air Date: April 20, 2020

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Brittney C. Cooper

Brittney C. Cooper

Brittney C. Cooper is a black feminist author, scholar, and professor who explores the influences of hip-hop and crunk music on feminist ideals.

Air Date: April 13, 2020

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Florynce Kennedy

Florynce Kennedy

Florynce Kennedy was a lawyer who was one of the most dazzling and outspoken activists of the 20th century. In her trademark cowboy hat a ...

Air Date: March 30, 2020

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DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 28JAN10 -  Indra Nooyi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo, USA; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum; Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business is captured during the session 'State Leadership: An Opportunity for Global Action' at the Congress Centre at the Annual Meeting 2010 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 28, 2010.  Copyright by World Economic Forum  swiss-image.ch/Photo by Michael Wuertenberg

Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi is a business executive named as one of the world’s most powerful women by Forbes, Fortune, The Wall ...

Air Date: February 24, 2020

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