List of First Woman in News, Current Affairs 2022 (Latest Updates)

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Hello friends, here is another important sub-topic of Current Affairs 2022. Here we have covered “First Women in News of 2022”, for example, the first woman pilot in the Indian Navy.  The answer is Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi Singh.

“First Woman in News” October 2022

➧ First European woman to command the International Space Station.
• Samantha Cristoforetti

➧ First Indian woman player to bag the ICC player of the month for September 2022.
• Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur

➧ First turban-wearing Sikh woman to be elected as a city councillor of Brampton city, Canada:
• Indian-origin Navjit Kaur Brar

“First Woman in News” September 2022

➧ First Indian woman to make to the Junior World finals in the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2022.
• Apeksha Fernandes

➧ First Indian woman wrestler to win two medals at the World Championship, after winning bronze at the World Wrestling Championship 2022, Belgrade, Serbia.
• Vinesh Phogat

“First Woman in News” August 2022

➧ Asia’s richest woman, as per the real-time Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
• Savitri Jindal

Also, See India’s Ranking in different indexes

➧ First woman director general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
• Nallathamby Kalaiselvi

➧ First Indian woman wrestler to be crowned U-20 world champion in the world U-20 wrestling Championship 2022.
• Wrestler Antim Panghal

➧ First Woman IPS Officer of Bihar.
• Manjari Jaruhar

♦ Recently she released her book titled “Madam Sir: The Story of Bihar’s First Woman IPS Officer”.

“First Woman in News” July 2022

➧ First woman to feature on the ‘wall of former chief economists of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
• Gita Gopinath

Also see, Latest Appointments in News

“First Woman in News” June 2022

➧ First Indian woman to scale Mt. Everest without supplemental oxygen.
• Piyali Basak

➧ First-ever woman president of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA).
• Lisa Sthalekar

“First Woman in News” May 2022

➧ First Indian woman to scale five peaks above 8,000 meters.
• Priyanka Mohite (from Satara, Maharashtra)

♦ 5 Peaks __
• Kanchenjunga
• Mount Everest
• Mount Lhotse
• Mount Makalu
• Mount Annapurna 1

➧ Indian Army’s first woman combat aviator.
• Captain Abhilasha Barak

“First Woman in News” April 2022

➧ First Black woman to serve the Supreme Court of USA.
• Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

“First Woman in News” March 2022

➧ First woman chief of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
• Madhabi Puri Buch

➧ First woman speaker of Uttarakhand assembly
• Ritu Khanduri

“First Woman in News” February 2022

➧ First woman VC of Jawaharlal Nehru Central University?
• Santishree Pandit

➧ First woman Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA India.
• Susanne Pulverer

“First Women in News” January 2022

➧  ONGC’s first woman Chairman and Managing Director.
➥ Alka Mittal

➧ Pakistan’s first woman Supreme Court judge
➥ Ayesha Malik

➧ First woman Rafale fighter jet pilot of the Indian Air Force tableau at the Republic Day Parade.
➥ Shivangi Singh

“First Women” in News 2020-21

➧ First woman pilot in the Indian Navy
➥ Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi

➧ First woman president of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
➥ Chandrima Shaha

➧ First woman parade adjutant for the Republic Day parade
➥ Tania Shergill

➧ First woman President of Greece
➥ Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou

➧ First woman third umpire in a men’s international match
➥ Jacqueline Williams

➧ First woman to conduct an orchestra at the Oscars guest-segment
➥ Eimear Noone

➧ First woman to ever start the Olympic Torch Relay
➥ Anna Korakaki

➧ World’s first woman amputee to climb the highest peak of Antarctica
➥ Arunima Sinha

➧ First woman Chief Technology OƗcer (CTO) at the US government’s powerful Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
➥ Monisha Ghosh

➧ First woman to be promoted as DIG of Indian Coast Guard
➥ Nupur Kulshrestha

➧ First woman from India to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
➥ Gagandeep Kang

➧ England’s first woman cricketer to take 100 T20I wickets
➥ Anya Shrubsole

➧ First woman Director General of Police in Kerala.
➥ R Sreelekha

➧ First woman to reach the deepest known spot in the ocean known as Challenger Deep.
➥ Kathy Sullivan

➧ First woman Chief Secretary of Punjab.
➥ Vini Mahajan

➧ First woman election commissioner of Maharashtra , who passed away recently
➥ Neela Satyanarayan,

➧ First woman Prime Minister of Gabon.
➥ Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda

➧ First woman DG of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security.
➥ Usha Padhee

➧ First woman to head the Canadian Space Agency.
➥ Lisa Campbell

➧ India’s first woman fighter pilot to fly the Rafale aircraft.
➥ Shivangi Singh

➧ First woman whole time member (WTM) of SEBI.
➥ Madhabi Puri Buch

➧ First woman Chief Justice of Kerala High Court who passed away recently)
➥ Justice K K Usha

➧ First woman officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) who passed away recently
➥ Vijaylakshmi Ramanan

➧ First woman Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alliance Air
➥ Harpreet Singh

➧ First woman and first Indian- and African-American Vice-President of US.
➥ Kamala Devi Harris

➧ First woman MP of Haryana.
➥ Chandrawati

➧ First woman President of Moldova.
➥ Maia Sandu

➧ First woman Governor of Goa , who passed away recently
➥ Mridula Sinha

➧ First woman director of Zoological Survey of India.
➥ Dhriti Banerjee

➧ First woman from India to be appointed as a member of the Coaches
Committee of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
➥ Tadang Minu

➧ First woman and first African to be appointed as the head of the World Trade Organization. She hails from Nigeria.
➥ Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

➧ First woman Director-General of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER).
➥ Poonam Gupta

➧ First woman chairperson of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
➥ Rekha M Menon

➧ First woman jockey to win Britain’s Grand National horse race.
➥ Rachael Blackmore

➧ First woman President of Tanzania.
➥ Samia Suluhu Hassan

➧ First woman to head the Department of Information Security (DIS) of Italy.
➥ Elisabetta Belloni

➧ The first woman chief justice of Kenya.
➥ Martha Koome

➧ First woman to be appointed the President of Louvre – the world’s largest art museum.
➥ Laurence des Cars

➧ First woman flight test engineer of India
➥ Aashritha V Olety

➧ First woman officer appointed by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to command a Road Construction Company (RCC).
➥ Vaishali Hiwase

➧ First woman US vice president to have a figure displayed at the Madame Tussauds wax museum located in New York.
➥ Kamala Harris

➧ First woman IAS officer of Assam.
➥ Parul Devi Das

➧ First woman Chairperson & Managing Director of Engineers India Ltd (EIL).
➥ Vartika Shukla

➧ First woman to read a news bulletin in Hindi on BBC nearly 60 years ago, passed away recently.
➥ Asha Sharma

➧ First woman to be appointed as the Vice President and Managing Director for Adobe India.
➥ Prativa Mohapatra

➧ First woman excavation engineer to work in an open cast mine at Coal India arm CCL.
➥ Shivani Meena

➧ First woman speaker of Gujarat state assembly.
➥ Nimaben Acharya

➧ First woman fighter pilot to take part in the Republic Day parade.
➥ Bhawana Kanth


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