A social reformer who promoted the establishment of mental asylums and proper treatment of the indigent mentally ill.
An attorney and judge. The 116th US Supreme Court justice and the first African-American woman in this position.
A civil and women's rights activist. One of the leading figures of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
A social reformer, the founder and first president of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW).
A Native American guide and interpreter. The only woman on the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Ocean.
A politician and diplomat. The first female Secretary of State in the US.
The first professional African-American and Native American sculptress to gain an international recognition.
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.
A workers-rights advocate, the 4th US Secretary of Labor, the first woman in this position, the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary, and the first woman to serve in a Presidential cabinet.