Trivia: Who was the first female Speaker of the House?
The correct answer is Nancy Pelosi
So why is this answer correct? : On January 4, 2007, current House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the first woman to be handed the coveted gavel. The Speaker is second in the presidential succession line after the Vice President. Before Kamala Harris was elected Vice President in the 2020 election, Pelosi was the closest a woman had ever been to the presidential seat. Pelosi recently began serving her fourth term as Speaker on January 3, 2021.