Countless American women have struggled to achieve equality with men and gain access to the boardrooms of power. Here is a timeline of women who have changed the face of American politics by being first to run for office, be it the Presidency, the Supreme Court or the Congress.
Across the globe and throughout history, women have made a difference in their communities and the world. Explore six places where women are claiming and exercising their power to make a difference. Travel around the world with us as we focus on the untold stories of women taking part in politics. Listen to our podcast with "Political Mama" Irene Natividad and read Curator Masum Momaya's introductions to each featured country: India, Nigeria, Norway, Mexico, Morocco, and the United States.