Former baseball and softball player Janet Moreno has blazed a solitary trail for 18 seasons as Cuba's first top-league female umpire, but was joined by three others a few months ago. "Things are starting to change," said Moreno, 49, sporting her black garb ahead of a recent game at Havana´s Latinoamericano Stadium. "This is the first time in the Americas that a team of women work the top league of a country."

America’s Richest Self-Made Women

Kerry A. Dolan and Louisa Kroll / Forbes
Books. Biometrics. Beauty products. These 100 entrepreneurs, executives and entertainers made their fortunes in every conceivable way. Bolstered in part by a rebound in the stock market, they are cumulatively worth a record $124 billion, up nearly 12% from a year ago.