Patricia Harris

Patricia Harris was the first African American woman to serve as US Ambassador (to Luxembourg), first African American woman to serve in the United States Cabinet, and the first to enter the line of succession to the Presidency. She was born today in 1924.

Chien-Shiung Wu

Chien-Shiung Wu, a renowned physicist, first Chinese-American elected to National Academy of Science, and first woman elected President of American Physical Society, was born today in 1912.

Sonia Pressman Fuentes

Sonia Pressman Fuentes, a co-founder of NOW and first woman attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the EEOC, was born today in 1928.