First Females To...
These inspirational women in history are changing the world, have broken barriers, and worked hard to earn the titles of the first women to
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Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female doctor in the United States. She was born in 1821. After being the first woman to graduate from medical school she promoted the education of other women in medicine. What made her become involved in medicine, was when one of her friends died from probable uterine cancer and said that if she had a woman doctor she might have had less pain and suffering. Her sister, Emily, was the third woman in the United States to receive a medical degree.
Sandra Day O’Connor
Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman to be part of the Supreme Court. O’Connor was born in El Paso, Texas on March 26, 1930. She grew up on her family’s ranch, Lazy B. She attended Stanford Law in 1950. She was nominated as the first female to serve in the Supreme Court in 1981.https://www.oyez.org/justices/sandra_day_oconnor
Gabby Douglas is an American gymnast. In the Summer Olympics of 2012, she became the first African American gymnast to win the individual all-round event. At 8 years old, Gabby won a gymnastics state championship and is currently a member of the American Olympic Gymnastic team. She was born on December 31, 1995.https://www.biography.com/athlete/gabby-douglas
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