Carla Williams was the first black woman to lead the athletic department at any of the NCAA’s Power Five conferences in 2018.
Alison Désir founded Harlem Run in 2013. Harlem Run is “a collective of runners passionate about running and community.”
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, 2014's President of Liberia and Africa’s first female head of state, won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for her work in promoting…
Euphemia Haynes was known as the first black woman mathematician after earning her PhD in mathematics in 1943.
Lauryn Hill in 1999 became the first woman of any race to garner 5 Grammy awards in one night.