Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson first Black woman co-Executive director of the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, Tennessee.
Celeste Beatty first Black woman to own a brewery in the United States. Harlem Brewing Company
Laverne Cox b. 1972 the first openly transgender woman to appear on Cosmopolitan's cover for their South Africa edition.
Ave DuVernay b. 1972 first Black woman to win the best feature directing award at Sundance in 2012; the first Black woman to…