Three Dominican Republic political activists who were brutally assassinated in 1960 and later became symbols of feminist resistance.
A Kenyan social, environmental, and human rights activist, and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Author, journalist, and conservationist who became known as the Mother of the Everglades.
An English explorer, writer, photographer, and naturalist. The first woman to be elected as a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Native-American activist, environmentalist, and entrepreneur.
A botanist and explorer. The first woman to circumnavigate the world.
The first female midwife and physician in ancient Athens.
Austrian-Bohemian pacifist and novelist. The first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
French feminist philosopher, linguist, psycholinguist, and psychoanalyst who examined the uses and misuses of language in relation to women.
An educator, journalist, women’s rights activist, and champion for Mexican Americans' and immigrants' civil rights.