An American feminist, writer, artist, activist, and educator who played a leading role in the second wave of the women's liberation movement.
An art professor, historian, curator, visual artist, and the founder of the Museum of African Art in Los Angeles. Known as the “Godmother of African American Art.”
A Swedish author and educator. The first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
An educator, journalist, women’s rights activist, and champion for Mexican Americans' and immigrants' civil rights.
An Italian physician and educator best known for developing the Montessori system, a philosophy of education that believes children learn naturally.
A feminist author and journalist. Best known for her book “The Beauty Myth.”
Scholar, author, poet, feminist theorist, and cultural critic.
A Canadian politician. The first woman elected to the House of Commons of Canada.
A social reformer who promoted the establishment of mental asylums and proper treatment of the indigent mentally ill.
Canadian politician, the first Black woman elected to the Parliament of Canada.