Let’s go, girls.

It’s time to celebrate International Women’s Day by praising the strong women before us, the talented women beside us, and the motivated women who will follow in our footsteps. If you identify as a woman, today is your day, so let’s raise a toast to the women in our lives.

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.

The celebration got its start in 1911 with the first International Women’s Day gathering, supported by over a million people. Over a century later, we continue to tip our hats to the women that smile in the face of adversity and say to themselves, “Bring it on.”

I grew up surrounded by strong women. Chasing after a dream was never laughed at, it was encouraged, and thanks to the women who raised me, I grew up to be a strong-willed, successful person. It’s the women who raised me that made me who I am.

This morning on Michael and Maddie, I felt compelled to give admiration to several women that I have met during my time at Fun 107. In the past two years, I have been fortunate enough to meet women who live a life fulfilled, with impressive careers and inspiring stories that demonstrate the heights they climbed to get to where they are now.

Here are the personal stories of six impressive SouthCoast women who never said never and proved that believing in yourself can get you as far as you allow it to.

Impressive SouthCoast Women to Cheer For on International Women's Day

International Women's Day is a perfect time to give praise to the women in our lives and acknowledge their journey and achievements. In my two years of working on the SouthCoast, I am lucky to have come across some impressive women, and these ladies embody everything I aim to be as a successful, caring, and motivated woman.

LOOK: Milestones in women's history from the year you were born

Women have left marks on everything from entertainment and music to space exploration, athletics, and technology. Each passing year and new milestone makes it clear both how recent this history-making is in relation to the rest of the country, as well as how far we still need to go. The resulting timeline shows that women are constantly making history worthy of best-selling biographies and classroom textbooks; someone just needs to write about them.

Scroll through to find out when women in the U.S. and around the world won rights, the names of women who shattered the glass ceiling, and which country's women banded together to end a civil war.

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