Written by DEPKES.ORG March 2023
Nicole Mann is the first Indigenous woman from NASA in space, after blazing a trail as a Naval Academy and Stanford graduate.
Maura Healey is the first woman to be elected governor in Massachusetts and one of the first two lesbian women to be elected as governor of any U.S. state.
Monica Muñoz Martinez, an associate professor at the University of Texas, has devoted herself to calling out the history of anti-Mexican violence on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano, president of Gallaudet University, knew as a child she wanted to be a lawyer, but law schools didn’t tend to accept Gallaudet graduates.
Environmental activist, model and Native American advocate Quannah Chasinghorse said she's proud when she goes back to her community and sees elders and children excited about who they are.