HerStory: Trailblazers across the tri-state

News 12's senior investigative reporter Tara Rosenblum takes a closer look at the female trailblazers across the tri-state who are paving the way for progress and fighting to "march history forward" during Women's History Month.

Tara Rosenblum

Mar 30, 2023, 12:31 PM

Updated 422 days ago

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News 12's senior investigative reporter Tara Rosenblum takes a closer look at the female trailblazers across the tri-state who are paving the way for progress and fighting to "march history forward" during Women's History Month.
Interviewees include:
Maj. Gen. Denise Donnell, the first female to lead the largest Air National Guard in the United States.
State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, who shattered New York's glass ceiling to become the first woman in the history of New York to lead a conference.
Coline Jenkins, great-great-granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Hillary Clinton, the first female presidential candidate of a major political party.
Gov. Kathy Hochul, the first woman to ever be elected to lead the Empire State.
Attorney General Letitia James, the first Black female in New York history ever elected to statewide office.
News 12 also speaks with:
State Sen. Shelley Mayer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Paulette Ross, of SuffrageForward, Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard, Town of Orangetown Supervisor Teresa Kenny, Yonkers City Council President Lakisha Collins-Bellamy, Connecticut state Sen. Patricia Billie Miller and Patricia Noisette Banks Edmiston.


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