First Woman Current Affairs 2023: Latest Updates

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Welcome to our latest insights on the topic “First Woman Current Affairs 2023.” In this post, we explore and highlight women who have achieved significant firsts in various fields, from notable appointments to groundbreaking achievements in their respective professions.

Get ready to be inspired by the stories of extraordinary women who have broken barriers and achieved historic “firsts” in various fields throughout 2023. From shattering glass ceilings in politics to pioneering discoveries in science, these trailblazers are paving the way for a brighter future.

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First Woman Current Affairs July to December 2023

  • Recently, Shital Mahajan became the first woman in the world to skydive from the height of 21,500 ft in front of Mt Everest.
  • Recently, Colonel Sunita BS became the first woman to be appointed as the Commanding Officer at the Armed Forces Transfusion Centre, Delhi Cantt., New Delhi.
  • Recently, Sudha Murty became the first woman to be honored with the Global Indian Award by the Canada India Foundation (CIF) at an Indo-Canadian gala event held in Toronto, Canada.
  • Major Dr. Payal Chhabra recently became the first woman surgeon to join the Para Special Forces of the Indian Army.
  • Sue Redfern became the first woman to stand as an umpire in a men’s first-class match in England and Wales.
  • Recently, Khuon Sudary was elected as the first woman president of the National Assembly of Cambodia.
  • Recently, Parminder Chopra has been appointed as the first woman Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC).
  • Recently, Sonali Ghosh has been designated as the first woman field director of the Kaziranga National Park.
  • Recently, Jaya Verma Sinha has become the first woman CEO and chairperson of the railway board.
  • Geetika Srivastava has been appointed as the first woman to head the Indian mission in Pakistan.
  • Preeti Aghalayam was appointed as the director-in-charge of the IIT Madras’ Zanzibar
  • campus, becoming the first-ever woman director of an IIT.
  • The first woman chief secretary of Madhya Pradesh, Nirmala Buch, has passed away aged 96.
  • Recently, Rajya Sabha MP S Phangnon Konyak has become the first ever woman from Nagaland to be nominated to the panel of Vice-Chairpersons of Rajya Sabha.
  • Recently, Michele Bullock has been named the first woman governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

First Woman Current Affairs January to June 2023

  • Shalini Singh, who scaled a 15,400-foot peak in the Dring Valley in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand as part of the course, has made history by becoming the first female cadet in India to complete the mountaineering course in the Himalayan region.
  • Celeste Saulo, an Argentine meteorologist, has been appointed as the first female Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).
  • Muthamizh Selvi has achieved a remarkable feat as the first woman from Tamil Nadu to successfully conquer Mount Everest.
  • Recently, Colonel Shuchita Shekhar has become the first woman officer of the Army Service Corps to assume command of a Communication Zone Mechanical Transport Battalion.
  • The United Kingdom (Britain) has appointed Jane Marriott as the first female High Commissioner to Pakistan.
  • Kamala Sohonie holds the distinction of being the pioneering Indian woman to attain a Ph.D. in a scientific field.
  • Nusrat Jahan Choudhury has made history as the first Muslim woman to be appointed as a federal judge in the United States, following her nomination approval by the US Senate.
  • Margherita Della Valle has been appointed as the first permanent female CEO of Vodafone.
  • Ravneet Kaur has made history as she assumes the role of the first female chairperson of the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
  • Amy E. Pope has been elected as the first woman Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • In a groundbreaking achievement, Rayyanah Barnawi, hailing from Saudi Arabia, has etched her name in history as the first Arab woman to venture into space.
  • First Indian woman to win the Wisden Almanack cricket of the year 2023: Harmanpreet Kaur

Wisden named its five cricketers of the year in the 2023 edition of Wisden Almanack

  1. New Zealand wicketkeeper-batter Tom Blundell
  2. England wicketkeeper-batter Ben Foakes
  3. India Women captain Harmanpreet Kaur
  4. NZ all-rounder Daryl Mitchell
  5. England pacer Matthew Potts.
  • First woman officer in the Indian Air Force to be presented a gallantry award: Wing Commander Deepika Misra.
  • The first Indigenous woman to represent Australia in sport Aunty Faith Thomas has passed away aged 90. She was associated with Cricket.
  • Recently, Hekani Jakhalu and Salhoutuonuo Kruse became the first two women to be elected to the legislative assembly of Nagaland.
  • Recently, Shaliza Dhami became the first woman officer in the Indian Air Force (IAF) to command a missile squadron in the Western sector facing Pakistan.
  • Salhoutuono Kruse has been sworn in as the first woman minister of Nagaland.
  • “Colonel Geeta Rana has recently made history by becoming the first woman officer to take command of an independent Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) workshop in the Eastern Ladakh sector with China.
  • Surekha Yadav has recently made history by becoming the first female loco pilot of the Vande Bharat Express.
  • Jyotirmayee Mohanty became the first woman in India to be awarded the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) 2023 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • Padma Lakshmi became the first transgender woman to be enrolled as an advocate with the
  • Bar Council of Kerala.
  • Rani Rampal became the first Indian woman hockey player to have a stadium named after her “Rani’s Girls Hockey Turf” in Rae Bareli.
  • Aliya Mir became the first woman from Jammu and Kashmir to be awarded the Wildlife Conservation Award by J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.
  • Recently, Justice Sonia G. Gokani became the first woman to be appointed as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court.
  • Rayyana Barnawi will become the first woman astronaut from Saudi Arabia to travel into space.
  • Captain Shiva Chauhan became the first woman army officer to get operationally deployed on the Siachen Glacier.
  • Recently, the 192nd birth anniversary of India’s first woman teacher Savitribai Phule was observed.
 Savitribai Phule and her husband Jyotirao Phule are credited with opening India's first girl school at Bhide Wada in Pune, Maharashtra.
  • Australia’s Belinda Clark has become the first female cricketer to have a statue cast in her honor, a bronze sculpture, outside the Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • Avni Chaturvedi becomes the first Indian Woman fighter pilot to lead an Indian fighter squadron on foreign soil in the ‘Veer Guardian 2023’ exercise in Japan.
  • Manpreet Monica Singh was appointed as the first Indian-origin female Sikh judge of the United States. She took the oath of office as a judge in Texas’ Harris County Civil Court.
  • Captain Surbhi Jakhmola has become the first woman Indian Army officer to be posted on Foreign assignment in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under Project Dantak in Bhutan.
  • A. Santhi Kumari has been appointed as the first woman Chief Secretary of Telangana.
  • Major Jasmine Chattha became the first female officer of the Indian Army to lead the parade of Indian Peacekeepers deployed with the UN mission in South Sudan at a special award ceremony in Upper Nile

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