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Interviews

Tony Award-Winning Producer Catherine Schreiber On Blazing Trails & Changing Culture Through Theater

Tony Award-Winning Producer Catherine Schreiber On Blazing Trails & Changing Culture Through Theater

If you are ever in doubt about the power of art and entertainment to change hearts and mind, and in turn the world, then you need to get familiar with […]

Celebrities

Shania Twain On Feminism, Being A Trailblazer & Pushing The Boundaries In Music

Shania Twain On Feminism, Being A Trailblazer & Pushing The Boundaries In Music

Before Taylor Swift crossed over from country to pop successfully, there was Shania Twain who essentially forged the path for her. We all remember Shania for giving us some of […]

Working Women

Trailblazing Engineering Professor Farzaneh Sharafbafi Becomes The First Female CEO Of Iran Air

Trailblazing Engineering Professor Farzaneh Sharafbafi Becomes The First Female CEO Of Iran Air

When society thinks of pioneering, brilliant people who have changed the world in some capacity, names like Gates, Zuckerberg, Musk, Jobs etc immediately come to mind. There are numerous stories […]

Working Women

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 […]

Entertainment

TV Mogul Shonda Rhimes Wants You To Know Why She Shouldn’t Be Called A ‘Trailblazer’

TV Mogul Shonda Rhimes Wants You To Know Why She Shouldn’t Be Called A ‘Trailblazer’

Diversity is the word on everyone’s lips in Hollywood right now. If you have been paying attention to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has been well-covered by the media, you will […]

Working Women

How Musical Trailblazer Marin Alsop Became The 1st Female Conductor Of A Major US Orchestra

How Musical Trailblazer Marin Alsop Became The 1st Female Conductor Of A Major US Orchestra

She’s a different type of female music role model that we’re used to seeing, but she is one worth taking notice of! Marin Alson is the conductor of the Baltimore […]

Working Women

Westpac CEO Gail Kelly Retires With Inspiring Message For Women In Leadership

Westpac CEO Gail Kelly Retires With Inspiring Message For Women In Leadership

Back in 1980, a 21 year old Gail Kelly just started a job as a bank teller in Johannesburg, South Africa. Today she is a recently-retired CEO of Westpac bank, […]

Sports

NBA’s 1st Female Coach Becky Hammon Blazing Trails & Breaking Barriers

NBA’s 1st Female Coach Becky Hammon Blazing Trails & Breaking Barriers

It was announced back in August that former WNBA player Becky Hammon had made history by being announced as the first female in-season coach of an NBA team. The San […]

Entertainment

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 […]

Sports

Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls

Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls

This is a story about art imitating life in a truly inspiring way. When you think of boxing you usually think of the greats like Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and […]

Sports, Working Women

Meet Nascar’s First Female Engineer Of Color, Alba Colon

Meet Nascar’s First Female Engineer Of Color, Alba Colon

No one watches a NASCAR race expecting to see women on the track, right? Well think again, because thanks to one trailblazing woman, Alba Colon, that could soon change. Alba […]

Working Women

Michelle Howard Becomes The 1st Four-Star Woman In US Navy History

Michelle Howard Becomes The 1st Four-Star Woman In US Navy History

Ahem, that’s Vice-Admiral Michelle Howard to you all! This woman has literally just changed the face of US Military history by becoming the first woman and first African-American to be […]

Interviews, Sports

Interview With Samantha Gash: Trailblazing Marathon Runner

Interview With Samantha Gash: Trailblazing Marathon Runner

Meet Samantha Gash, a woman who is literally blazing a trail around the world. This Australian powerhouse became the first female, and youngest person ever to complete The 4 Desert […]

Working Women

Forgotten Female Air Force Trailblazers Honored At Annual Parade

Forgotten Female Air Force Trailblazers Honored At Annual Parade

If you are a history buff and know a lot about World Wars one and two you’d be familiar with this image above, or perhaps not, as they are a […]

Sports

The First Female NBA Referee A Trailblazer For Other Women In Sport

The First Female NBA Referee A Trailblazer For Other Women In Sport

CNN’s Morning show ‘New Day’ recently gave a special report on the NBA’s first female referee and we jumped all over this! Her name is Violet Palmer and she has […]