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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Laura Zamora, First Female Enologist in Mexico

“I have many dreams to fulfill that after my retirement from Santo Tomás I want to carry out thanks to the experience of 36 years of work” – Laura Zamora Laura Zamora She was born in Baja California, Mexico. She studied a career as a laboratory technician and got a job for Bodegas Santo Tomas […]

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Eulalia Guzman, The First Mexican Antropologist

Eulalia Guzmán Barrón (1890–1985) was a post-war feminist pioneer, educator, and nationalist thinker of the Mexican Revolution. She was a progressive social and cultural fighter of great importance to the movements of the 20th Century. Eulalia learned several languages, she was fluent in German, English, French, and Italian. References: Guzmán Barron Eulalia. Publicaciones Digitales, DGSCA, UNAM. […]

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Aurora Reyes, The First Woman Muralist in Mexico

“I am completely primitive and wild. I love freedom above all else” Aurora Reyes Aurora Reyes The activist, painter, poet and teacher Aurora Reyes was born on September 9, 1908 in Chihuahua Mexico, in a prestigious family that supported the government of Porfirio Diaz. During her childhood difficult times came, given the fall of the […]

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Natalia Baquedano, pioneer female photographer and one of the first Mexican woman to open a photography studio

A pioneer of photography in Mexico, she was born in the city of Querétaro in 1874 in a well-off family. At an early age, she and her family moved to Mexico City, where she later installed a photographic studio, one of the first installed ones by a woman. Her photography stood out for making portraits, […]

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Dafne Almazan, the first Mexican under 18 admitted to Harvard

What would your plans be if you had already graduated from the University at 14 ? Dafne Almazan Anaya She was born in Mexico at the beginning of this century and has an extraordinary ability to learn, which has led to an academic life at a dizzying pace and out of series. Knowing the chronology […]

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Enriqueta Gonzalez Baz, the First Mexican Woman to Earn a Degree in Mathematics

Do you remember the name of the teacher who has strongly influenced any of your decisions? Elena Picaso was the teacher who positively influenced Enriqueta’s academic life. Enriqueta González Baz In 1944, at 29 years of age, Enriqueta became the first mathematical woman graduated in Mexico from the National School of Engineers, now known as […]

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Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana, considered as the first female feminist in América

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Juana Inés de Asbaje, better known as Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, was born on November 12, 1651 in the State of Mexico, Mexico. She was one of the most important intellectuals in Mexico. She wrote poetry, plays and essays. She entered the Order of San Jerónimo to […]

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