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10/26/2011 01:27 pm ET Updated Dec 26, 2011

Meet International Women's Media Foundation Lifetime Achievement Winner Kate Adie, 66

Reporting from war zones in Bosnia, Kuwait, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, covering disasters in Bangladesh, massacres in Rwanda and the siege of the Iranian embassy in London? Just part of the job for Kate Adie.

The BBC's first chief news correspondent has traveled the globe, entering extremely dangerous situations, in delivering the news for 40 years. So doing, she has helped pave the way for female journalists worldwide.

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