First Female Secretary of State
Retired senator from California, previous record holder for the most votes in any U.S. Senate election in history
Leila de Lima
Filipina lawyer, human rights activist and politician
First and only woman to have chaired the Senate Rules Committee and the Select Committee on Intelligence, the only woman to have presided over a U.S. presidential inauguration, first female mayor of San Francisco, longest serving U.S. senator
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
The Notorious R.B.G., and the second woman confirmed to the Supreme Court
First Indian American to be elected to the senate. First female, first African American, and first Indian American attorney general in California. Watch out for a presidential run in 2020.
First female head of the IMF, first woman to head a G8 economy
Germany's first female Chancellor
Sandra Day O'Connor
The United States' First Female Supreme Court Justice
The first woman to lead a majority party in congress
Youngest Republican woman ever elected to the United States House of Representatives
Former-senator and current representative for California, survivor of the Jonestown shooting
Judge on the Guatemalan Supreme Court advocating for women's rights and against corruption
First black woman elected to congress and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination
First disabled woman elected to congress
First American Samoan and first Hindu elected to congress. Watch out for a run for president in 2020.
First Asian-American woman, first Buddhist, and first Japanese-born American to be elected to the Senate
The only member of congress to vote against the AUMF in 2001
Carol Moseley Braun
First female African-American Senator, and the first woman to defeat an incumbent senator
44th Flotus, Lawyer, Author, Activist
First Hispanic woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet
First Female Senator from MAsSachusetts, known for her liberal policies. Watch out for a run for president in 2020.
First woman to head the Federal Reserve
Chief Prosecutor on the International Criminal Court
First female major party nominee for President of the United States, third female Secretary of State, first female senator for New York
The first woman in U.S. military history to become a four star general
Former President of the Indian National Congress
First female governor of South Carolina, first Sikh governor in the U.S., first female Indian American to be elected governor in the U.S.
Fourth female Supreme Court Justice, first female dean of Harvard Law, first female Solicitor General
First African American female Attorney General
First female Secretary of Homeland Security
the first Somali-American Muslim legislator elected to office in the United States.
First female African-American Secretary of State
First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice, Third Female Supreme Court Justice
The most senior of the 12 black women currently serving in the United States Congress, known for her opposition of the Iraq War