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Powerful Women To Name Your Baby Girl After
This infographic from Momjunction team consists of a list of 7 women from history who have conquered the world with their achievements and leadership skills.
These names of incredible women from history would be a good pick for your baby girls. This infographic is a tribute to these women who contributed to society and paved the way for today’s idea of gender equality. From the fields of science and technology to mathematics and aviation, politics, and many other fields, women have played a very important role in society. Every parent should take pride in naming their baby girl after these powerful women from human history.
These women achieved success in different fields which were dominated by males for decades and they broke all stereotypes. The courage and righteousness of these women will always continue to inspire and motivate our generation. As women dominate more and more career fields and excel, there is no limit to what your baby girl can do.
Give your baby girl a strong name to be proud of and make sure she knows about these powerful women. Let her know that no matter what she faces, she can and will overcome every obstacle, because she too, could be the baby girl that changes the course of humanity for the better and become one of the extraordinary women leaders that history will ever know.
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7 WOMEN FROM HISTORY TO NAME YOUR BABY GIRL AFTER
Discover the incredible women who changed the world
- LIVED: 1815 – 1852
- FIELD: Science and Technology
- She was a renowned writer and Mathematician
- She was the world’s first computer programmer!
- She wrote the first algorithm encoded to be processed by a machine for Charles Babbage’s proposed mechanical computer
- LIVED: 1867 – 1934
- FIELD: Science
- With her husband, she conducted pioneering research on radioactivity
- She invented two radioactive elements
- She was the first woman ever to win a Nobel Prize
- She is the only person to receive the Nobel Prize in two different sciences
- LIVED: 1919 – 1952
- FIELD: Politics
- She was the first lady of Argentina who founded a charity and the nation’s first large scale female political party
- Her charitable organization built the home for poor and homeless and also provided free healthcare to citizens
- LIVED: 1884 – 1962
- FIELD: Politics
- She was the first lady of the United States and an advocate for human and civil rights
- She was a key figure in President John F. Kennedy’s Presidential Commission on the status of women
- She became the chairperson of the U.N. Human Rights Commission
- LIVED: 1914 – 2000
- FIELD: Film actress and inventor
- She developed an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping
- She became the first female recipient of the BULBIE™ Gnass Spirit of Achievement Award, a prestigious lifetime accomplishment prize for inventors that is dubbed “The Oscar of Inventing”
- Her invention paved the way for today’s wireless communication
ANNIE SMITH PECK
- LIVED: 1850 – 1935
- FIELD: Mountaineering & Exploration
- She set the record for the highest climb in the Western Hemisphere at the age of 58
- Climbed Matternhorn in 1895 which brought her instant fame – not because of her climb, but because she wore trousers to scale the peak instead of a skirt
- LIVED: 1847 – 1933
- FIELD: Aviation
- Women’s world altitude record: 14,000 ft (1922)
- First woman to fly an autogyro (1931)
- First woman to fly the Atlantic solo (1932)
- Congress awarded her the Distinguished Flying Cross – the first ever given to a woman
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