Sally Ride

Sally Ride (1951 - 2012) The first American woman to go to space. Quote: "If we want scientists and engineers in the...

Gilda Radner

Gilda Radner (1946 - 1989) American comedian and actress who was the first of the seven original members cast for the NBC...

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962) American political figure, diplomat and activist; longest-serving first lady Quote: "Women are like teabags. You don't know...

Helen Keller

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968) American author, Political Activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts...

Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver (1935 - 2019) An American poet who won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize Quote: "I had a very...

Patsy Takemoto Mink

(1927 - 2002) American lawyer & politician from the U.S. state of Hawaii Quote: "We have to build things that we want...

Hattie Ophelia Caraway

(1878 - 1950) American politician & the first woman elected to serve a full term as a United States Senator Quote: "If...

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (1898 - 1989) First African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in economics in the U.S., and the first woman to receive...

Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony (1820 - 1906) American Social Reformer & Women's Rights Activist Quote: "No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent." Susan B. Anthony was born on February...

Muriel Siebert

Muriel Siebert (1928 - 2013) The First Woman of Finance Quote: "There were no female role models, so I just blazed my...