An American feminist, writer, artist, activist, and educator who played a leading role in the second wave of the women's liberation movement.
The first female author to win the Pulitzer Prize.
A pioneer Chinese-American experimental physicist. Known as the First Lady of Physics.
A trailblazer journalist, producer, writer, creator, and news broadcaster; known as The Queen of Celebrity Interviews.
A famous American soprano who was the first African-American international acclaimed as a professional opera singer.
An Olympic figure skater and physician. The first African-American to win a medal at the Winter Olympics and the only African-American to win a medal in figure skating in the Winter Olympics.
A community organizer and one of the key leaders and human rights activists of the civil rights movement in the US.
Suffragist, civil rights and anti-lynching activist, reformer, orator, and educator.
Botanist and bryologist. Co-founder of the New York Botanical Gardens.
One of the most famous Japanese contemporary artists in the world. Known for her big-scale polka dots and infinity installations.