First Woman in the World

★ Academy Award for Best Actress ------------------- Janet Gaynor

★ Female elected Prime Minister ------------------- Sirivamo Bandaranaike

★ Female elected President of a country ------------------- Isabel Martínez de Perón

★ Female pilot to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean ------------------- Betty Miller

★ Female space tourist ------------------- Anousheh Ansari

★ Female Secretary of State, USA ------------------- Madeleine Albright

★ President of the European Parliament ------------------- Simone Veil

★ Pilot a hot air balloon ------------------- Sophie Blanchard

★ Woman to win the Nobel Prize ------------------- Marie Curie

★ Woman to win the Nobel Prize in Peace ------------------- Bertha von Suttner

★ Woman in space ------------------- Valentina Tereshkova

★ Woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest ------------------- Junko Tabei

★ Woman to fly across the English Channel ------------------- Harriet Quimby

★ Woman to ride in a hot air balloon ------------------- Elisabeth Thible

★ Woman to swim across the English Channel ------------------- Gertrude Ederle

★ Woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean ------------------- Amelia Earhart

★ Woman to fly solo around the world ------------------- Jerrie Mock

★ Woman to walk in space ------------------- Svetlana Savitskaya

★ Woman space shuttle pilot ------------------- Eileen Collins

★ Woman to earn a doctorate degree ------------------- Juliana Morell

★ Woman to earn doctorate degree in Philosophy ------------------- Elena Cornaro Piscopia

★ Woman to officially teach at a European university ------------------- Laura Bassi

★ Woman to receive a PhD ------------------- Stefania Wolicka-Arnd

★ Woman to receive a pilot's license ------------------- Raymonde de Laroche

★ Woman to reach Antarctica ------------------- Caroline Mikkelsen

★ Woman President Of UN General Assembly ------------------- Vijayalakshmi Pandit

★ Woman to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen ------------------- Alison Hargreaves

★ Woman to trek to the North Pole ------------------- Ann Bancroft

★ Woman to fly a fighter plane in combat ------------------- Marie Marvingt

★ Woman amputee to climb Everest ------------------- Arunima Sinha

★ Woman Secretary General of SAARC ------------------- Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed

★ Woman to win pulitzer prize ------------------- Edith Wharton

★ Woman to win olympic marathon medal ------------------- Joan Benoit

★ Woman to win an Oscar for Best Director ------------------- Kathryn Bigelow



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