Elsa Avila, The First Latin American Female to Reach the Summit of Mount Everest

Elsa Ávila   She is, in her own words, a professional climber, business woman, inspirational speaker, civil engineer, woman and mother of two kids. At the age of 15, she began rock climbing, participating in several expeditions and always adding achievements in ‘Big wall’ ascents in Yosemite, the Rockies, the Alps, the Andes, the Himalayas, Patagonia … Continue reading “Elsa Avila, The First Latin American Female to Reach the Summit of Mount Everest”

Paola Longoria, The First Racquetball Player who won both World Champion in Women’s Singles and Doubles

Paola Longoria López She is a professional racquetball player and studied Engineering at the Autonomous University of Nuevo León. She was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico in 1989. At age 9, she qualified for her first youth world championship and at 18 she won the US Open for the first time. In her sports … Continue reading “Paola Longoria, The First Racquetball Player who won both World Champion in Women’s Singles and Doubles”

Margarita Chorné y Salazar, The First Odontologist and Professional Female in Latin America

Margarita Chorné y Salazar Margarita Chorné y Salazar did not study a College Degree as such, however Margarita knew and practiced the skills dentist helping her father, who worked as a dentist too; Later, when her older brother became one of them, also she helped him. At 21 years old, Margarita showed she knew the … Continue reading “Margarita Chorné y Salazar, The First Odontologist and Professional Female in Latin America”

Matilde Montoya, The First Mexican Female Medical Surgeon

Matilde Montoya She studied midwifery in the Establishment of Medical Sciences, which involved two years of theoretical studies, a final examination to five synodical, and practice for a year at the Maternity Hospital exam. At 16, Montoya received the title of Midwife and settled to work in Puebla with resounding success. Once initiated her studies … Continue reading “Matilde Montoya, The First Mexican Female Medical Surgeon”

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