GC4W Women in Leadership

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…

GC4W Salutes Danica Patrick – First Woman to Lead Indianapolis & Daytona 500

Danica Patrick, a stock car racing driver and a model, is the first woman to lead in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Driver’s Full Interview: “Not everyone likes you back, or treats you well.” When I was a kid, I tried everything: T-ball,…

GC4W Salutes Aretha Franklin – First Woman to be Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Aretha Franklin, an American singer and songwriter, is the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Driver’s Full Interview: “I didn’t think my songs would become anthems for women. But I’m delighted.” The first songs I sang in church were…

GC4W Salutes Alice Waters, First Woman to Win the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef

Alice Waters, the owner of Chez Panisse, is the first woman to win the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Chef’s Full Interview: “I adopted a different set of values.” I thought that when I graduated from college I would follow the path of my older sister:…

GC4W Salutes Cindy Sherman, First Woman to Break $1 Million in A Photography Sale

Cindy Sherman is the first woman to break $1 million in a photography sale. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Artist’s Full Interview: “Of course we’re all feminists, right?” I never felt pigeonholed as a child in terms of my potential. But I did feel that I’d probably be expected to settle…

GC4W Salutes Loretta Lynch, First Black Woman to Become a U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is the first black woman to become a U.S. Attorney General. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Lawyer’s Full Interview: “It struck me most forcefully that the law must be for everyone.” One of the most significant moments for me was the first time I opened a trial on my own.…

GC4W Salutes Barbara Walters, First Woman to Co-anchor a Network Evening News Program

Barbara Walters is the first woman to co-anchor a network evening news program. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Journalist’s Full Interview: “I knew I was driven to interview world leaders.” The era of journalism I grew up in was dominated by men, but this did not scare me. The first time…

GC4W Salutes Mazie Hirono, First Asian-American Woman to Be Elected to the U.S. Senate

Mazie Hirono is the first Asian-American woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Senator’s Full Interview: “The Senate needs a lot more diversity, and I bring quadruple diversity.” I am the only immigrant serving in the U.S. Senate right now. I was almost 8 when my…

GC4W Salutes Mo’ne Davis, First Girl to Pitch a Shutout & Win a Game in a Little League World Series

Mo’ne Davis is the first girl to pitch a shutout and win a game in a Little League World Series. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Pitcher’s Full Interview: “When the other team saw me face the batter, they were shocked.” I started playing baseball when I was about 7 or 8. I…