trailblazers

Dolores Huerta's Grassroots Legacy

Labor and Chicano civil rights activist Dolores Huerta made history organizing underpaid farmworkers and exposing the plight of the people who feed American families. Cristen and Caroline celebrate her grassroots passion that defied gender and cultural barriers and continues to inspire.

Mapping Women Explorers

Exploration has long be considered a manly pursuit, but a new generation of women explorers and adventures are changing that. Cristen and Caroline survey the women's rich and exciting history of exploration and how they've fought for the right the investigate the natural world -- even in petticoats and corsets.

The MAKERS of Comedy

Comedy hasn't always been an especially welcoming space for women. Cristen and Caroline highlight the hilarious female trailblazers who've been honored by MAKERS, an historic initiative that aims to be the largest and most dynamic collection of women's stories ever assembled.

25 Black Female Firsts

Celebrating a diversity of black female trailblazers who excelled in their respective fields, from STEM to the screen, and inspired generations afterward to follow in their footsteps.

10 Pioneering Female Pilots (Who Aren't Amelia Earhart)

When women first took to the skies in the early 1900s, popular opinion maintained that the female constitution was too panic-ridden and flighty for the aeronautical job. Nonetheless, a number of women -- in addition to the legendary Amelia Earhart -- defied gender- and race-based discrimination in pursuit of their passion for piloting planes.

Firefighting Women

Although women have served as volunteer firefighters since the 19th century, putting out fires for a living is one of the hardest careers for women to pursue today. Caroline and Cristen turn up the heat on the history of women firefighters and why gender discrimination still persists in many fire departments.

Meet the NFL's Probably-Soon-to-Be 1st Female Ref