GC4W Women in Leadership

GC4W Salutes Hillary Clinton – First Woman to Win a Major Party’s Nomination.

Hillary Clinton is the first woman to win a major party’s nomination for President. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Nominee’s Full Interview: “The fight was worth it.” It’s fair to say that being the first of any adventure or achievement does have added pressure. You want to be the first…

GC4W Salutes Selena Gomez – First Person to Reach 100 Million Followers

Selena Gomez is the first person to reach a 100 million followers on Instagram. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Tastemaker’s Full Interview: “Strength is being vulnerable.” My mom did a lot of theater growing up. So I think it was instinctual for me to perform. I loved being able to…

GC4W Salutes Oprah Winfrey – First Woman to Own Her Own Talk Show

Oprah Winfrey is the first woman to own and produce her own talk show. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Titan’s Full Interview: “No matter where you are in your life, you are not alone.” My significant personal “first” would be the very first time I actually hosted a talk show. From the…

GC4W Salutes Nikki Haley – First Indian-American Woman to Be Elected Governor

Nikki Haley is the first Indian-American woman to be elected governor. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Leader’s Full Interview: “I wanted to be mayor of Bamberg one day—that was as high as I could see.” As a child, the only person I could relate to was the mayor of Bamberg, South…

GC4W Salutes Jennifer Yuh Nelson, 1st Woman to Solo-Direct

Jennifer Yuh Nelson is the first woman to solo-direct a major Hollywood animated feature. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Animator’s Full Interview: “When you talk about glass ceilings, she put me in a catapult.” I’ve been asked about the glass ceiling a lot, and I don’t think of myself as some…

GC4W Salutes Madeleine Albright – First Woman to Become U.S. Secretary of State

Madeleine Albright is the first woman to become U.S. Secretary of State. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Diplomat’s Full Interview: “It’s important to have more than one woman in the room.” Before I became Secretary of State, when I was teaching at Georgetown University, I always told my female students to…

GC4W Salutes Issa Rae – First Black Woman to Create and Star in a Premium Cable Series

Issa Rae, of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, is the first black woman to create and star in a premium cable series. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. “I remember seeing a regular black love story and wanting to be a part of that.” I put up the first episode of The Misadventures of…

GC4W Salutes Sheryl Sandberg – First Woman to Become a Social-Media Billionaire

Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, is the first woman to become a social-media billionaire. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. “The world accepted that girls didn’t really do math contests.” I was a nerd. When I was in high school, I went to a math competition because my math teacher told me…

GC4W Salutes Shonda Rhimes – First Woman to Create Three Hit Shows with More than 100 Episodes Each

Shonda Rhimes, of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder fame, is the first woman to create three hit shows with more than 100 episodes each. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Showrunner’s Full Interview: “I wasn’t trying to make someone who was “likable.” The set for the…