The First Woman…
1. The first woman to compose a №1 country music hit.
Jenny Lou Carson
2. The first woman living HIV-positive kidney donor in the US
3. The first woman to obtain a pilot’s license.
Raymonde de Laroche
4. The First female pilot to fly alone across the Pacific Ocean.
5. The first Saudi woman who became a commercial airline pilot.
Hanadi Zakaria al-Hindi
6. The first woman to drive around the world.
7. The first woman to obtain a Ph.D. in the modern era.
8. The first woman to operate as US Ambassador to the United Nations.
9. The first woman publisher of a major United States newspaper, The Washington Post.
10. The first woman to achieve the Nobel Prize in Physics.
11. The first woman to achieve the Nobel Prize in Economics.
12. The first appointed female prime minister of a sovereign country (Srilanka).
13. The first woman prime minister of a present-day G20 country.
14. The first female prime minister in Israel, Middle East.
15. The first woman to become an official female motorcycle racer in the United States by obtaining a license.
16. The first American woman to achieve three gold medals in the Rome Olympics.
17. The first woman to become the first female FIFA Executive Committee member.
18. The first woman to direct the Board of Directors for Little League.
Davie Jane Gilmour
19. The first woman authorized as vice president of the Union Cycliste Internationale.
20. The first woman to complete the “Peak to Heat Double”.
21. The first and fastest woman to drag a double-crossing of the Auau Channel in Hawaii.
22. The first woman to achieve the World Crazy Golf Championship.
23. The first woman to receive the first U.S. patent awarded to a woman, for a kind of cotton thread.
24. The first and foremost woman to attempt a solo mission in space.
25. The first woman seen on the United States Supreme Court.
Sandra Day O’Connor
26. The first woman leader of a Muslim country in modern history.
27. Canada’s first woman who became Supreme Court Chief Justice.
28. The first black African woman to win a Nobel Prize.
29. The first woman to be given the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
30. The first woman to be authorized poet laureate of Great Britain.
Carol Ann Duffy
31. The first woman who was a computer programmer in history.
32. The first woman who is considered the first pacifist in history.
Bertha von Suttner
33. The first woman to become a female Olympic champion in an individual event.
34. The first woman achieving an Oscar to the best director.
35. The first woman to travel the Atlantic in a solo flight.
36. The first woman to become the first Prime Minister in the world.
37. The first woman to pass over the Atlantic in an airplane.
38. The first woman who became a Fortune 500 CEO.
39. The first female to become Secretary of State.
40. The first woman and first frankly gay coach in Super Bowl history.