Women are the most underrated masterpiece created by humanity. Women have been subdued and undermined for their capabilities to rule the world for centuries. Women have been working hard to prove their power and originality in withholding a rigorous position in society as much as the world has changed and accepted women for their talents and initiation in element prosperity. Here is a list of women heroes who have made their mark in society by challenging societal norms and articulating a genre of equality through their innate goodness and talent.
When discussing badminton, we must mention the legendary player Saina Nehwal. She is the 1st ever badminton player to bag a revolving Gold for India in the Olympic games. She also created history and made India proud by holding the bronze medal at the London 2012 championship.
The first Indian woman to fly to space and the second Indian after Rakesh Sharma, we are talking about none other than Kalpana Chawla. She went on to prove her worth and be a part of the space project as an Indian-born woman making the country proud. On her space mission, she travelled 10.4 million miles away to beautiful space, making India proud with her hard work and determination.
Avani Chaturvedi is India’s first woman to single-handedly fly a fighter jet under the Indian Air Force. In 2018, she was promoted to a particular position of Flight Lieutenant. As she went on to prove her worth with endless hard work and determination in 2023, she became the first woman fighter pilot to be a part of an aerial wargame in Japan as a part of the Indian Air Force. Avani Chaturvedi inspires millions of girls who aspire to become a part of the air force shortly.
Mithali Raj, the woman of pride and captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, is a pioneer of change in the ideology revolving around Indian cricket. She worked hard to change people’s perspectives on synonymize cricket with men. She is the global highest run-scorer in International Women’s Cricket. Mithali Raj is considered the greatest of cricketers globally. She is the pride of India.
Gita Gopinath is the first woman to participate in the IMF – International Monetary Fund as a Chief Economist and first deputy director. She is an Indian-American economist standing in the topmost position in the international economy. This, indeed, is news we must take pride in. She has changed the way society perceives women.
Everybody knows the legendary boxer and fighter, Mary Kom. She won a gold medal at the Asian Games boxing championship and made India proud. With her talent and determination, she has effectively bagged 5 Gold medals for India in the Asian Women’s Boxing League: she is a true fighter and sports champion of India.
Arunima Sinha was the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest bravely. She was a volleyball player who met with a fatal accident and lost one of her limbs. She never lost hope in living the brave life she had always dreamed of. After reaching the peak height of Mount Everest, she went on to climb the terrain, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Denali, Mount Aconcagua and many more. She exemplifies how determination and a positive attitude towards things make life easier and happier.
Usha Kiran is the youngest woman CRPF jawan. Her integrity and strength make her one of the strongest in the lot. Usha’s versatility and competitive spirit helped her achieve different terrains of a dominating male sector and stand firm as an inspiration for young girls to achieve their dreams.
Deepa Malik, a Paralympics medalist, won the silver medal in the Paralympics games in 2016. She was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2012 and the prestigious Padma Shri Award in 2017. A big comeback to everybody who thinks of physical inability as an inability to achieve big things in life.
Kavita Devi is the first professional wrestler in the female category who rocks the floor in the ring circuit. She has broken the gender and social stereotypes by choosing a professional of strength and muscular power that pertains to showing how women are mighty and have the ability to win a game as dangerous as WWE.