Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we celebrate the achievements, contributions, and resilience of women around the world. To mark this special occasion, we’ve created a fun and educational post that showcases inspiring women. The women in the picture have one main thing in common, they are the first. From the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean to the first woman to climb Mount Everest, women have made incredible contributions to society in all fields. Let’s continue to support gender equality and empower women to achieve their full potential. Now let’s get to know them:
1. The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean was Amelia Earhart, who also set many other aviation records in her career.
2. The first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature was Selma Lagerlöf, who won the award in 1909.
3. The first woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School was Dr Alice Hamilton, who later became a leading expert in occupational health and toxicology.
4. The first woman to become a chess grandmaster in Azerbaijan was Zeinab Mamedyarova, who achieved the title in 2003 at the age of 18.
5. The first woman to climb Mount Everest was Junko Tabei from Japan, who reached the summit in 1975.
6. The first woman to win a Nobel Prize was Marie Curie, who won the award twice, first in physics and later in chemistry.
7. The first female Supreme Court Justice in the United States was Sandra Day O’Connor, who served from 1981 to 2006.
8. Ashurbeyli Sara was the first female doctor of historical sciences in Azerbaijan.