The first female lawyer on the west coast, a public defender pioneer, an editor, and a suffrage leader.
Abolitionist, suffragist, journalist, publisher, teacher, and lawyer. The first black woman publisher in North America and the first woman publisher in Canada.
A lawyer, writer, conservative political activist, and political analyst. Best known for campaigning against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the US Constitution.
The first female Vice President of the United States, the first woman to serve as California attorney general, a former US Senator from California, and a lawyer.
A lawyer and the first woman to be admitted to the Connecticut Bar Association. The co-founder and director of the Culinary Institute of America.
Suffragist, social reformer, and labor lawyer.
The first woman and youngest person to serve on the Supreme Court of Georgia and the first female Chief Justice to serve on the Supreme Court of Georgia.
A lawyer, writer, educator, civil and women’s rights activist, and the first African-American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priest. Considered as one of the first transgender figures in US history.
Educator, attorney, politician, author, a champion of women's rights, and peacemaker. One of the first female lawyers in the US and the first woman to officially run for president.
An activist for women's rights and minority groups, a lawyer, and a US Supreme Court justice, the second woman in this position.