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The kitchen has long stereotypically been considered the domain of women, and yet even today, only 22 percent of professional chefs and head c…

Six women actually developed the field of computer programming and software engineering during World War II when they worked on the first elec…

About 23 percent of all protective service occupations are held by women, making up just 5 percent of firefighters and 15 percent of police pa…

In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell Elizabeth became the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. Her graduation from Hobart Col…

Butchers and other meat processing jobs are still traditionally held by men. Women account for 28.3 percent of the field. Carrying large piece…

About 15 percent of professional clergy across faiths and denominations are women. Although Methodism founder John Wesley licensed Sarah Crosb…

Though women play and coach many of the same professional sports as men do, such as soccer, basketball and golf, many women coach only other w…

Compared to other professions, the military welcomed women sooner than most. The first woman enlisted in the military in 1917, and by 1948, th…

Women have worked in these roles since the pioneer days, alongside men or running the show themselves. For example, Texan Margaret Borland out…

Only 6.6 percent of truck drivers are women. While the long hours discourage some women from joining the field, being a truck driver offers ma…