An award-winning playwright who was the first black woman to have her play produced on Broadway.
The first female chef to lead her restaurant in America to its first Michelin Star, and the highest-ranked female chef in the US.
An award-winning American poet, essayist, and feminist thought influencer, who was called “one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century.”
A former World No. 1 professional American tennis player, who won 39 Grand Slam titles.
A social activist for the poor, the co-founder many social organizations, among them was the first women-only homeless shelter, “Rosie's Place.”
A 19th century independent "New Woman", poet and a sculptress, known for statues that reflect her political and social views as an abolitionist and women’s rights advocate.
An American philosopher who has made a significant contribution to Queer Theory, Gender and Sexuality Theory, and Feminism.
An award-winning American poet, playwright, and a feminist activist. The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
A lawyer, educator, and politician. The first black US Congresswoman from the Deep South.
A suffrage leader and the first woman to run for US presidency.