A Kenyan social, environmental, and human rights activist, and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
A biochemist. The first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
An education advocate and human rights activist, the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
A pioneer physicist and chemist. Discovered the elements Radium and Polonium and pioneered the research on radioactivity. The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win two Nobel Prizes, and the only woman and first person to win the Nobel Prize in two scientific fields.
A Politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, and bestselling author. The first African-American woman to be a major party’s nominee for governor, the first African-American to lead in the House of Representatives of Georgia, and the first African-American woman and first Georgian to deliver a Response to the State of the Union.
The first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
A pioneer social worker, American settlement reformer, a leader in the women's suffrage movement, and a world peace activist. The first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.