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Women Who Changed the World

09Mar 20
Sara Brewer becomes oldest woman to row across Atlantic

Sara Brewer becomes oldest woman to row across Atlantic

On Saturday, March 7, 2020, Sara Brewer reached the shores of Antigua along with her rowing partner Ann Prestidge. This date marks the last day of an 86-day journey across the Atlantic, making 64-year-old Brewer the oldest woman to row across an ocean. The pair were the final finishers of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge,…

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The Women Who Changed the World series profiles inspiring, influential women who challenged stereotypes, overcame barriers, and opened doors. Some were the first women in their fields. Some rose to the top of professions, companies, or nations previously run or dominated by men. Some were activists, some were queens, some quietly did their jobs. Each title includes a diverse selection of 12 women who had a lasting impact: on the arts, business, education, entertainment, equality and social justice, the media, medicine, the military, politics, science and technology, the space industry, and sports.

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