Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “Surely, I thought, there must have been more”

“When I was first elected to Congress, I didn’t know that I had become the first Hispanic woman. It wasn’t my goal to be the first because surely, I thought, there must have been more.”

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen shares this and more in her latest op-ed published on

“Education allowed me to learn English, become a teacher and establish a small private school with my parents,” Ros-Lehtinen writes.  “No matter your background, it all leads back to education.  With enough knowledge, anything is possible.”

Read Rep. Ros-Lehtinen’s complete op-ed on SheKnows by CLICKING HERE.