A Mexican-American botanist, plant collector, and adventurer.
An award-winning poet and language activist, the first Latina woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
A suffrage leader, educator, and politician. The first Latina to run for US Congress and one of the first’s women to serve as a government official in New Mexico.
A lawyer and Democratic politician served as the 32nd attorney general of Nevada. The first Latina in the US Senate and the first woman to represent Nevada.
Actress, dancer, and singer, the first Hispanic woman to win an Oscar and the third person to win all the four major entertainment awards - an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony.
Democratic Socialist politician, the youngest woman ever to serve in the United States Congress.
Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and fashion designer. Known as the Queen of Tejano music.
A civil rights icon, a feminist, and one of the most important labor movement leaders of the 20th century.
Physician, educator, and advocate for women and children's right to healthcare. The first Latina to be appointed as the chief of the American Public Health Association.
Transgender rights activist, a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front, and the co-founder of STAR.