WYCC PBS Chicago Celebrates Women's History Month!

 Women Trailblazers from Illinois who have broken through the gender barrier and made their mark in America!

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Michelle Obama
First Lady of The United States 

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Jane Byrne
First and only female Mayor of Chicago

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Judy Baar Topinka
Former Illinois State Comptroller 

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Mae Jemison
First African American woman to travel in space 

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Maggie Daley
Former Chicago First Lady

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Carol Mosely Braun
Former United States Senator 

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Jane Adams
Social and political activist 

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Magaret Burroughs
Artist, writer, and a co-founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History 

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Vivian Maier
Photographer