March is Women’s History Month, and News 8 recognized some of Connecticut’s incredible women!

On Saturday, the station aired its “Celebrating Women” special, featuring lawmakers, business leaders and other women who have shaped the state and this nation.

These pioneers helped forge the path for the strong women today who continue to break down barriers.

If you missed the special, you can watch it in the clips below:

“Celebrating Women” (Part 1)

“Celebrating Women” (Part 2)

“Celebrating Women” (Part 3)

“Celebrating Women” (Part 4)

“Celebrating Women” (Part 5)