The Most Extraordinary Female Firsts to Ever Go Down in History

By Julia Quade

Obvious to most, women face countless life barriers, simply because of their gender. But despite those confines, plenty of women have taken innovative, critical risks to achieve the “unachievable” and change the world for the better.

Whether it’s becoming the first female billionaire (Oprah, we’re looking at you) or making history as the first woman to climb Mount Everest, these women have truly trailblazed their way to making history.