The rocketry team of Notre Dame Academy (in Los Angeles), whose members are all girls, earned a spot in the Team America Rocketry Challenge national competition.
Chusovitina will be competing in the 2016 summer Olympics--her seventh Olympics to date--at age 41, making her the oldest female Olympic gymnast ever.
Marvel Studios created the Girls Reforming the Future Challenge for high school girls to submit STEM projects with "the potential to benefit humankind." The winner, Maia Dua, created a "seeing eye" robot for the visually imparied.
The Seattle Majestics are an all-women, full-tackle football team. Part of the Women's Football Alliance, they face teams across the nation, as well as apathy from a public that ignores women's sports.
Tariyal, along with her friend Stephen Gire, has co-founded a startup company, NextGen Jane, to gather medical information from the blood in tampons.
Zaha Hadid, the first woman to earn Pritzker Prize, architecture's Nobel, passed away on March 31, 2016.
The US Secretary of the Treasury announced plans to update the designs of several bills to honor women.