Post Tagged with: "first female"

Meet Becca Longo – The First Female Recipient Of An NCAA College Football Scholarship

Meet Becca Longo – The First Female Recipient Of An NCAA College Football Scholarship

She is said to be the first female athlete in the nation to secure an NCAA college football scholarship. Her name is Becca Longo, and she is a senior at […]

May 16, 2017 ×
Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Get ready Australia, justice has a new name AND gender! Judge Susan Kiefel was appointed as the first female Chief Justice of the High Court, the highest judicial level in […]

January 13, 2017 ×
Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

The Rio Olympics brought us two weeks of badass athletic achievements, especially among women who set records, broke them, and made history. And yes, it also exposed just how hideously […]

October 25, 2016 ×
Buffalo Bills Hire Kathryn Smith As An Asst. Coach, Making Her The 1st Full-Time Female NFL Coach

Buffalo Bills Hire Kathryn Smith As An Asst. Coach, Making Her The 1st Full-Time Female NFL Coach

We know you all cheered along with us when Jen Welter was hired as the assistant coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals football teach during their preseason. The former collegiate […]

January 25, 2016 ×
Meet Bangladesh’s 1st Female Surfer Who Escaped A Life Of Prostitution In Favor Of Breaking Taboos

Meet Bangladesh’s 1st Female Surfer Who Escaped A Life Of Prostitution In Favor Of Breaking Taboos

Move over Kelly Slater and Stephanie Gilmore, there’s a new surfer making waves around the globe! Meet 18 year old Nasima Akter from Bangladesh, one of the very few Asian […]

August 5, 2015 ×
History Made In Afghanistan With The Nomination Of The 1st Female Supreme Court Judge

History Made In Afghanistan With The Nomination Of The 1st Female Supreme Court Judge

Now this is democracy in action! Ever since the Taliban rule ended in Afghanistan and a democratic government was set up after the war with the help of US intervention, […]

July 17, 2015 ×
Is Seeing A Headline With The  Words “First Female” In It Empowering Or Depressing?

Is Seeing A Headline With The Words “First Female” In It Empowering Or Depressing?

It’s something we are well used to writing about here at GTHQ. The “first female” (fill in the blanks). We always get excited to hear about gender barriers being broken […]

May 6, 2015 ×
The Female Quarterback Who Broke A Gender Barrier In High School

The Female Quarterback Who Broke A Gender Barrier In High School

Imagine the NFL as a co-ed sporting league. Sound weird? Well it might right now, but don’t count on it staying the way it is forever, if the next generation […]

October 17, 2014 ×
Rona Fairhead Named As The BBC Trust’s First Female Chairperson

Rona Fairhead Named As The BBC Trust’s First Female Chairperson

If you, like us, get exciting when we hear about female trailblazers in the media, then remember the name Rona Fairhead. The former Financial Times chief executive has just been […]

September 19, 2014 ×
Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As The 1st Paid Female Asst. Coach

Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As The 1st Paid Female Asst. Coach

Attention all NBA fans, get familiar with this face. Her name is Becky Hammon, and she just made history by becoming the first ever female to be paid by the […]

August 8, 2014 ×
NBC Appoints The First Female News Chief In America!

NBC Appoints The First Female News Chief In America!

UPDATE 5/20/2013 It’s Official! Deborah Turness is leaving ITV and heading up NBC news, according to the official press release today. “It is quite simply the greatest imaginable honour to […]

May 13, 2013 ×
9 Year Old Sam Gordon Is The First Female Football Player To Grace The Wheaties Box

9 Year Old Sam Gordon Is The First Female Football Player To Grace The Wheaties Box

She may not yet be in high school yet but 9 year old Samantha Gordon from Utah is already causing a stir in the football world. Her story went viral […]

November 23, 2012 ×
She Swapped Bikini Modeling For Bull Riding

She Swapped Bikini Modeling For Bull Riding

Meet Aussie Bull Rider Tamara Ring. For the first time in Australian history a female bull rider is on the professional rodeo circuit trying to hang onto a bull for […]

November 1, 2012 ×