Indian Women Achievers Who Made Every Indian Proud in 2018
India’s first medal in an international skiing competition.
Become the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour.
First woman lawyer to become Supreme Court Judge.
First women Chief Justice of Manipur HC.
First woman fighter pilot to fly fighter jet.
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for Mom in the 19th edition of the Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Bangkok.
First woman chairman of Indian Banks’ Association IBA for the year 2017-18.
Becomes first Indian woman to win gold in World Jr Athletics C’ships in the women’s 400m final race in the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland on July 12, 2018.
Best Actress 2018 Oscar winner for her performance as Mildred in the film THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI.
Indian Women Achievers Who Made Every Indian Proud in 2017
|1.||Nirmala Sitharaman||1st woman Defence Minister (full time) of India|
|India’s 1st women fighter pilots|
|3.||Mithali Raj||1st player to cross 6,000 runs in women ODI (highest run scorer)|
|4.||Jacinda Ardern||Became 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand and the 3rd female PM|
|5.||Shubhangi Swaroop||1st woman pilot in Indian Navy|
|6.||Soumya Swaminathan||WHO Deputy Director General|
|7.||Esther Staubli||1st female referee to officiate at FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017|
|8.||Jhulan Goswami||1st woman cricketer to take 200 ODI wickets|
|9.||Atita Verghese||India’s 1st female pro-skateboarder|
|10.||Neelam Jatav||Gandhinagar’s 1st woman station superintendent;
Gandhinagar (Jaipur) recently became India’s 1st all woman non-suburban station
|11.||Debjani Ghosh||1st woman to head NASSCOM in 30 yrs.|
|12.||Kavita Devi||India’s 1st woman WWE wrestler|
|13.||Aruna Budda Reddy||India’s 1st World Cup medal winner (Bronze) in Gymnast|
|14.||Radhika Menon||1st woman captain in the Indian Merchant Navy|
|15.||Anny Divya||1st female captain of Boeing 777|
|16.||Halima Yacub||1st woman President of Singapore|
|17.||Jamida Beevi||1st Indian Muslim woman to lead Friday prayers|
|18.||Neelamani N Raju||1st woman DG-IGP of Karnataka|
|19.||Mamta Kulkarni||Station Manager at the 1st all-women station in India- Matunga (Central Railway)|
|20.||G Rohini||Head of the sub-panel on OBC sub-categorisation|
|21.||Nitasha Biswas||Miss Trans Queen 2017|
|22.||Joyita Mandal||India’s 1st Transgender Judge|
|23.||Kanchanmala Pandey||1st Indian to win Gold medal at the World Para Swimming Championship|
|24.||Sanyukta Bhatia||Lucknow’s 1st woman Mayor in 100 yrs|
|25.||Krishna Kumari||1st ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in Pakistan’s Sindh province|
|26.||Roopa Moudgil||1st IPS officer from Karnataka|
|27.||Neeru Chadha||1st Indian woman on UN Law Board|
|28.||Pratibha & Prachi||1st women in India to start operations (pilot run) of a metro rail (Lucknow Metro)|
|29.||R Sreelekha||1st woman IPS officer and 1st woman DGP of Kerala|
|30.||Ekta Bisht||1st Indian Women cricketer to enter ICC ODI and T20 Teams|
|31.||Harshini Kanhekar||India’s 1st ever woman fire fighter|
|32.||Mirabai Chanu||Won India’s 1st Gold in World Weightlifting Championship (in last 22 yrs.)|
|33.||Gr Radhika||1st woman to climb Mt Elbrus (highest mountain in Europe)|
|34.||Parvathy||1st Malayalam actor to win the silver peacock award at the International Film Festival|
|35.||Bharati Lavekar||Developed India’s 1st digital sanitary pad bank|
|36.||Bhumika Sharma||1st Indian woman to win Miss World Bodybuilding Championship|
|37.||Shehlata Srivastava||1st Lok Sabha Secretary General of India|
|38.||Preet Didbal||1st Sikh woman to be elected as a Mayor in the USA|