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Danica Patrick

Women's Sports Firsts

On the heels of the NFL naming its first female coach, July has been a milestone month for women breaking the glass ceiling in professional sports. We're celebrating our MAKERS' firsts in women's sports. Read More »

Firsts In Women's Sports History

There's no doubt that there have always been athletic, strong, and talented women, but they haven't always had the opportunity to compete. MAKERS takes a look back through photos at firsts in women's sports history. Read More »

Danica Patrick Has Her Sights Set on NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Win

Danica Patrick has broken records around the world, as the first woman to win an Indy car race (she took first at the Indy Japan 500), and the highest-ranking woman in the Indianapolis 500. The 33-year-old athlete knows what it means to be a leader on the track and off. Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Danica Patrick Becomes First Woman to Win IndyCar Series

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Danica Patrick MAKING HISTORY in sports when she became the first woman to win an IndyCar Series by winning the 2008 Indy Japan 300! Read More »

Amanpour, Guisewite, Nichols and Patrick join MAKERS

This week on MAKERS, we’re featuring four trailblazers who have challenged the way women are depicted in their fields – international war correspondent and author Christiane Amanpour, creator of the “Cathy” comic Cathy Guisewite, Star Trek actress and NASA recruiter Nichelle Nichols and champion race car driver Danica Patrick. Read More »