- This is a story about Chhavi Rajawat who is an MBA and now sarpanch of a village in Rajasthan.
- Kathryn Bigelow becomes first woman director wins an Oscar.
- Air India operates all woman crew to New York.
On the down side:
- No women fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force: says the Air Chief.
- This is an article in 'Time' magazine about Holly Graf - a Captain in the US Navy who was relieved of her command of a vessel because an investigation report found among other things that she violated regulations "by demeaning, humiliating, publicly belittling and verbally assaulting ... subordinates while in command of Cowpens."U.S.S. Cowpens is a guided missile cruiser.