A marine biologist, oceanographer, and explorer.
A Mexican-American botanist, plant collector, and adventurer.
An Italian mathematician, philosopher, and humanitarian. The first woman to publish a mathematics book and the first in the Western world to receive a reputation in mathematics.
A biochemist. The first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
A botanist and explorer. The first woman to circumnavigate the world.
A pioneer Chinese-American experimental physicist. Known as the First Lady of Physics.
An Iranian mathematician and the first woman to win the Fields Medal.
An English chemist and X-ray crystallographer that discovered the key properties of DNA.
An Italian scientist. The first woman in the world to earn a Doctor of Science and the second to earn a Doctor of Philosophy.
A scientist, translator, and illustrator. Considered the first woman chemist.