A marine biologist, oceanographer, and explorer.
A Kenyan social, environmental, and human rights activist, and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
A Mexican-American botanist, plant collector, and adventurer.
A biochemist. The first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
A pioneer Chinese-American experimental physicist. Known as the First Lady of Physics.
An English chemist and X-ray crystallographer that discovered the key properties of DNA.
An Italian scientist. The first woman in the world to earn a Doctor of Science and the second to earn a Doctor of Philosophy.
A scientist, translator, and illustrator. Considered the first woman chemist.
An English fossil collector and famous self-taught paleontologist.
The first woman Prime Minister of Britain