Happy #InternationalWomensDay! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sarah Breedlove became the first female self-made millionaire in America and one of the most successful African-American business owners ever. She developed and marketed a line of beauty and hair products for black women through her Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company.

“International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.”

If you haven’t guessed by the title of the post, today is International Women’s Day, and as a company built on the ingenuity and creativity of people all over the world, we are thrilled to shout out all the hard-working female doers out there. We applaud women who go the extra mile, take the road less traveled, mentor, support and uplift their peers, all while inspiring the next generation to do more.

Last year we celebrated International Women’s Day with a women-led panel, moderated by our amazing COO Vered, and gained perspective from female entrepreneurs and artists alike about how being a woman sets them apart from their competition. Read more about this amazing panel, here.

This year we reflect on and celebrate some of the female entrepreneurs throughout history who have paved the way for the modern celebration of #InternationalWomensDay. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite quotes to share on our social channels, sat down with some real-life lady doers, and below, trace some incredible female entrepreneurs throughout American history. There are far too many examples of incredible women to include everyone—so if we missed your favorite, tell us in the comments below!

Celebrate #InternationalWomensDay with female entrepreneurs throughout history.

Which historic female entrepreneurs do you admire—and why? Tell us in the comments below!

Hannah Curran
Hannah Curran is Fiverr's Social Media and Content Manager. Originally from Connecticut, she lives in California and works out of our San Francisco office. Have an idea for the Fiverr blog? Connect with her on LinkedIn.
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Respect for all the mothers & sister from around the world, who are the main teacher of human being.