Culture

Time Magazine’s “Women Who Are Changing The World”

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Time magazine has released an impressive list recognizing women who have had a huge impact on the world.  This isn’t just any “list”, however. This is an honorary recognition of women who have worked their way into becoming “firsts” in their respective careers. Women who have broken gender, sexual orientation, and cultural barriers of all sorts. These incredible women represent a myriad of achievements in the fields of art, entertainment, business, politics, athletics, and sciences.  They are celebrated not as overcomers of adversity, but ambitious influencers that have proven that life is limitless.

With unique, dignified titles and interviews, each story allows one to fully absorb the magnificence and significance of these extraordinary women. The list of 46 women includes Barbara Walters, Ellen DeGeneres, Mae Jemison, Rachel Maddow, Selena Gomez, Madeleine Albright and more. The delineation of accomplishments extends far beyond these remarkable names. These women are world influencers who exemplify the diverse fabric of America and the thread of its groundbreaking promise that binds it together. They are iconic. They are historic. They are amazing.

Below are a few featured notable names of The Culture:

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Oprah – First woman to own and produce her own talk show.

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Serena Williams – First tennis player to win 23 Grand Slam singles titles in the open era.

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Issa Rae – First Black woman to create and star in a premium cable series.

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Ava DuVernay – First Black woman to direct a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.

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Ilhan Omar – First Somali-American Muslim person to become a legislator.

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Gabby Douglas – First American gymnast to win solo and team all around gold medals at one Olympics.

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Ursula Burns – First Black woman to run a Fortune 500 company.

See the entire Time article here

-Dominique Nicole ( @she_is_dominique )

All images courtesy of Time.com

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