Which Groundbreaking Woman Said This?
MAKERS is testing your knowledge of women's history!
Do you know which incredible, groundbreaking woman said each of these memorable quotes?
Hint: She reinvented the wrap dress.
ANSWER: That would be Diane von Furstenberg!
HINT: The day her comic was first published, she hid in the bathroom at the advertising firm where she was a VP.
ANSWER: Cathy Guisewite, creator of the Cathy comic
HINT: Spoken by a groundbreaker in American government who began her political career rather late.
ANSWER: Madeleine Albright, first female Secretary of State.
HINT: The magazine she co-founded tackled issues never before depicted in magazines, like domestic abuse.
ANSWER: That's Gloria Steinem, co-founder of Ms. Magazine, of course!
HINT: These words were spoken by a character in one of her novels.
ANSWER: Written by Jane Austen in Pride and Prejudice-- extra points if you know which character said it! Photo Credit: Getty Images
HINT: She beat Bobby.
ANSWER: That would be Billie Jean King, who changed the face of women's professional sports.
HINT: This Congresswoman broke ground as the longest serving woman in Congress.
ANSWER: That's Pat Schroeder! Did you get it right? .
HINT: This funny lady was the first woman ever to be asked by Johnny Carson to sit down for an interview after her comedy set on The Tonight Show.
ANSWER: Ellen DeGeneres also played the first gay lead character to come out on television.
HINT: She was the first Latina to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
ANSWER: Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Anita in West Side Story.
HINT: She wrote these words in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel about a young black girl growing up in Georgia and the strong female influences in her life, which was eventually made into both a movie and a musical.
ANSWER: Those words were written by Alice Walker in The Color Purple.
HINT: This pioneering English writer wrote a book about a nobleman who wakes up one day and finds he is now a woman.
ANSWER: Virginia Woolf and the book is Orlando. Photo Credit: Getty Images
HINT: These famous words were spoken by this woman in 1995 at the UN.
ANSWER: That would be Hillary Clinton, then First Lady and eventually the first First Lady to subsequently become a Senator and Secretary of State.
HINT: These words were spoken by this media mogul and philathropist you're probably familiar with.
ANSWER: That's right! Oprah Winfrey!
HINT: She was the first woman to officiate a game in the NBA.
ANSWER: Violet Palmer knows from experience that women only need equal opportunities, not a leg up, to compete.
HINT: She works closely with Mr. Mark Zuckerberg.
ANSWER: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is definitely a person to take business advice from!
HINT: She made waves in the male-dominated construction business and sports world.
ANSWER: Looks like Linda Alvarado heeded her own words.
HINT: This short story writer penned The Doll's House.
ANSWER: Katherine Mansfield
HINT: She is the founder of The _____ Institute for Social Change and the Black Women's Health Imperative.
ANSWER: Byllye Avery sets an hour a day each morning aside for just herself.
HINT: You may find her "over the rainbow."
ANSWER: Judy Garland Photo: Virgil Apger/John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images
HINT: She was the first woman variety show host.
ANSWER: Carol Burnett! Photo: Getty Images
HINT: She was the first female president of Spelman College...
ANSWER: Johnetta Cole