Women’s Equality Day is commemorated on August 26 in the U.S., marking the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote.
The C-17 aircraft took off March 17 from Joint Base Charleston and flew to Pope Army Airfield, where they picked up female paratroopers.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and soccer icon Mia Hamm are among the inductees for the 2021 class of the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
First lady Jill Biden helped honor nearly two dozen women being given the State Department’s International Women of Courage Award, including seven from Afghanistan who received posthumous honors.
The National Football League announced Friday Chaka would be joining its roster of game officials for the 2021 season. She’s the first Black woman to join the league’s officiating staff.
The first International Women’s Day was marked in 1909, but women were shaping the world long before then.