1. Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish made history as the first Black Female comedian to EVER host Saturday Night Live on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

2. Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish

@beyonce was telling me that my wig was slipping…. ? But for real she told me to have fun and I DID! #SHEREADY #thelastblackunicorn #beyonce

3. Serena Williams

A pregnant Serena Williams attended the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala on May 1, 2017. In September, she gave birth to her first child Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. and she married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in November.

4. Serena Williams

Serena Williams

There are so many reasons to quit, but even more to keep playing. Even if you don’t go pro, sports can teach you so much. So keep playing. Link in bio. #sistersinsweat #gatoradepartner @gatorade

5. Tarana Burke

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke speaks at Take Back The Workplace March and #MeToo Survivors March & Rally at Producers Guild of America on November 12, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

6. Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

Happy Belated Birthday @milano_alyssa It’s been quite a ride with you so far, sis. Glad to be on this journey with you! ??

7. Dewanda Wise

“She’s Gotta Have It” star DeWanda Wise attends the series premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on November 11, 2017 in New York City.

8. DeWanda Wise

DeWanda Wise

In 2017, I witnessed the work of 2016 (and long before) come to fruition in a way I never had envisioned for myself. 3 TV shows, growing pangs, and a crash course in Hollywood-ing later & I’m looking forward to 2018 with sharper vision & a renewed sense of purpose. There are a few bright stars sparkling on the horizon that I cannot wait to share! Thank you for bearing witness to the journey. Indeed, “the highest hono

9. Cardi B

Bilboard chart-topper and social media darling Cardi B attends the 3rd Annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on September 14, 2017 in New York City. In September, she became the first female rapper in 20 years to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with no featured artists for “Bodak Yellow.”

10. Cardi B

Cardi B

I️ used stare at magazine on the train looking at these models like “ I️ gotta be this one day” #ROLLINSTONE …I️ really made it guys !!:’)

11. Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe poses at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, where she made Emmy history as the first African-American woman to win for comedy writing.

12. Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe

I’m extremely humbled by this honor. Thank you @outmagazine for seeing me. It means a lot. #OutAndProud Hair cut by: @ppackingFace beat by: @rebekahaladdin Skin care by: @leonabellaskin Hair care by: @lovingyourhair

13. Yvonne Orji

‘Insecure’ co-star Yvonne Orji at the 75th Anniversary Of The Golden Globe Awards. The actress and stand-up comedian opened for Chris Rock during his Total Blackout tour — his first tour in nine years.

14. Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji

THREE•THE•HARD•WAY#OhWhatAnight#HumbledAndGrateful#TotalBlackoutTour#BrooklynWeGoHard@slutwhisperer ?

15. Bozoma Saint John

Bozoma Saint John poses during Glamour Celebrates 2017 Women Of The Year Live Summit. In June, she became the Chief Brand Officer of Uber.

16. Bozoma Saint John

Bozoma Saint John

Ready to hit the stage for #GirlsBuildLA in front of 10,000 girls with girls who inspire me!!! #watchmework #thepresentisfemale #thefutureisfemale

17. Rosalind ‘Roz’ Brewer

Rosalind Brewer speaks during the BLUE Scholarship Gala to benefit Spelman College. Rosalind G. Brewer stepped into the Chief Operating Office role at Starbucks this September, but before that, she was the President and CEO of Sam’s Club.

18. Rosalind ‘Roz’ Brewer

Rosalind ‘Roz’ Brewer

Rosalind ‘Roz’ Brewer on the importance of planning and setting goals.On 6 September 2017 Starbucks announced the appointment of Rosalind Brewer to the role of group president and chief operating officer of the company, making her the first African-American and the first woman to hold the position.#FemaleQuote #Quote #RosalindBrewer #Starbucks #Inspiration #TheGuardianNg