Carol Shaw, First Woman Video Game Designer

Carol was born in Palo Alto, California in 1955, her father was a mechanical engineer. During her childhood, she had no interest in dolls and typical toys for girls at that time, Carol preferred to play with her brothers and the model railway that they had. Carol was always good at math, but became interested […]

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Palmira Garza, First Mexican Cartoonist

Born in Saltillo, Coahuila. Since she was a child, drawing was her passion, which then would interest her as a professional career when she first read a comic from “La Familia Burrón”. She was only 15 years old when this happened, but she was determined, so she looked for Gabriel Vargas, creator of this mythical […]

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Elena Maseras, First Woman to Study Medicine in The University of Barcelona

She was born on May 25, 1853 in Vilaseca, Spain, raised in a family of doctors, she decided to follow in her family’s footsteps when she finished her bachelor of arts, but it was quite a challenge. She had to obtain a royal order from King Armadeo of Savoy, which allowed women to study in […]

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Takiko Mizunoe, First Woman Producer on Japan

Her real name was Umeko Miura, she was born in Otaru, Hokkaido on February 20, 1915, the seventh daughter of eight siblings. She and her family eventually moved to the Meguro district of Tokyo where she was raised along with her brothers. In 1928, she joined a female-only theater group called Takarazuka Revue, part of […]

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