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Edith Abbott
1876-1957
From: United States: Nebraska
Fields: Economics, Education, Sociology/Social Work
Key Words/Phrases: American economist, social worker, educator

Aisha Abd al-Rahman
1913-1998
From: Egypt
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Egyptian writer, professor

Alice Adams
1926-1999
From: United States: Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: novelist, short story writer

Halide Edib Adivar
1883-1964
From: Turkey
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry, Military and Warfare
Key Words/Phrases: novelist, feminist

Elizabeth (Cabot) Cary Agassiz
1822-1907
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: co-founder and first president of Radcliffe College

Maria Gaetana Agnesi
1718-1799
From: Italy
Fields: Education, Mathematics, Philanthropy, Philosophy
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician, polyglot, first woman professor at a university

Helene Ahrweiler (nee Glykatzi)
1926-
From: France, Greece
Fields: Education, History

Ama Ata Aidoo
1942-
From: Ghana, United States: California
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, playwright

Madeleine Korbel Albright
1937-
From: Czech Republic, United States: Colorado, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: U.S. Secretary of State

Soteria Aliberty
1847-1929
From: Greece
Fields: Education, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: Greek feminist and educator

Shulamit Aloni
1928-2014
From: Israel
Fields: Education, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Journalism and Broadcasting
Key Words/Phrases: politician, activist, educator, journalist

Caroline Still Wiley Anderson
1848-1919
From: United States: Pennsylvania
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: physician, doctor, educator

Katharine Susan Anthony
1877-1965
From: United States: Arkansas, New York
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: suffragist, feminist, biographer

Refia Ari
1961-
From: Cyprus
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education
Key Words/Phrases: Pioneer of Special Needs Education for disabled children

Suzan Ari
1927-2002
From: Cyprus
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education
Key Words/Phrases: Social reformer in Cyprus

Asclepigenia
5th Century A.D.-
From: Greece
Fields: Education, Philosophy
Key Words/Phrases: Philosopher

Hanan Ashrawi
1946-
From: Palestine
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Politician, human rights activist

Sylvia Ashton-Warner
1908-1984
From: New Zealand
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: Writer, educator

Mary Astell
1666-1731
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Philosophy
Key Words/Phrases: Feminist writer

Thea Astley
1925-2004
From: Australia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Novelist, educator

Susan Cobb Milton Atkinson
1860-1942
From: United States: Florida, Georgia
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Business and Finance, Education
Key Words/Phrases: Promoted education for women

Jean Augustine
1937-
From: Canada, Grenada
Fields: Education, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: Educator, politician

Mariama Ba
1929-1981
From: Senegal
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Writer, feminist

Augusta Baker
1911-1998
From: United States: Maryland, New York, South Carolina
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Librarian, storyteller

Sara Josephine Baker
1873-1945
From: United States: New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Health and Medicine, Sociology/Social Work
Key Words/Phrases: Physician, pioneer in public health

Emily Greene Balch
1867-1961
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Economics, Education, Human Rights, Journalism and Broadcasting
Key Words/Phrases: Economist, activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner

Maria Louise Baldwin
1856-1922
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: Educator, civic leader

Margaret Ballinger
1894-1980
From: South Africa, United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: Politician

Agatha Barbara
1923-2002
From: Malta
Fields: Education, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: Politician, first woman President of Malta

Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
1743-1825
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Author, poet, essayist, editor

Clara Barton
1821-1912
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: Nurse, founder of the American Red Cross

Eleanor Baum
1940-
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Engineering
Key Words/Phrases: Electrical engineer, educator

Dorothea Beale
1831-1906
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: Suffragist, educational reformer, author

Mary Ritter Beard
1876-1958
From: United States: Indiana, New York
Fields: Education, History, Human Rights

Catherine Esther Beecher
1800-1878
From: United States: Connecticut
Fields: Education

Ruth Benedict
1887-1948
From: United States: New York
Fields: Anthropology, Education

Ruth Mary Rogan Benerito
1916-
From: United States: Louisiana
Fields: Chemistry, Education, Invention
Key Words/Phrases: holds 55 patents related to textile industry incl. for wash-and-wear cotton

Martha McChesney Berry
1866-1942
From: United States: Alabama, Georgia
Fields: Education, Philanthropy, Religion

Mary Frances Berry
1938-
From: United States: Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington DC
Fields: Education, History

Mary McLeod Bethune
1875-1955
From: United States: Florida, South Carolina, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights

Elizabeth Bishop
1911-1979
From: Canada, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Elizabeth Blackwell
1821-1910
From: United Kingdom, United States: New York, Ohio
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Health and Medicine

Emily Blackwell
1826-1910
From: United Kingdom, United States: Maine, New York, Ohio
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine

Tonya Bolden
1959-
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Charlotte Hawkins Brown
1883-1961
From: United States: North Carolina
Fields: Education

Denise Scott Brown
1931-
From: South Africa, Zambia, United States: Pennsylvania
Fields: Architecture and Interior Design, Education

Hallie Q. Brown
1845-1949
From: United States: Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota
Fields: Education

Rachel Fuller Brown
1898-1980
From: United States: Illinois, Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Chemistry, Education, Invention

Tabitha Moffatt Brown
1780-1858
From: United States: Oregon
Fields: Education

Willa B. Brown
1906-1992
From: United States: Illinois, Kentucky
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Education
Key Words/Phrases: aviatrix, aviator, pilot, teacher

Marjorie Lee Browne
1914-1979
From: United States: California, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
Fields: Education, Mathematics

Selma Burke
1900-1995
From: United States: New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania
Fields: Art, Education

Margaret Taylor Burroughs
1917-
From: United States: Illinois, Louisiana
Fields: Art, Education, Literature and Poetry

Josephine Butler
1828-1906
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Philanthropy

Selena Sloan Butler
1872-1964
From: United States: Georgia
Fields: Education

Alexa Canady
1950-
From: United States: Michigan
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine

Mary Shadd Cary
1823-1893
From: Canada, United States: Delaware, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights

Septima Poinsette Clark
1898-1987
From: United States: South Carolina
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights

Johnnetta B. Cole
1936-
From: United States: Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Anthropology, Education

Marva N. Collins
1936-
From: United States: Alabama, Illinois
Fields: Education

Jill Ker Conway
1934-
From: Australia, Canada, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Education

Anna Julia Cooper
1858-1964
From: United States: Missouri, North Carolina, Washington DC
Fields: Education

Fannie Jackson Coppin
1837-1913
From: United States: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington DC
Fields: Education

Cicely Corbett
1885-1959
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Ellen Smith Craft
1826-1891
From: United Kingdom, United States: Georgia
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights, Sociology/Social Work

Prudence Crandall
1803-1890
From: United States: Connecticut, Rhode Island
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Julia Etta Crane
1855-1923
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Music

Marie Maynard Daly
1921-2003
From: United States: New York
Fields: Chemistry, Education

Emily Davies
1830-1921
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Angela Davis
1944-
From: United States: Alabama, California
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Joan Oby Dawson
From: United States
Fields: Education

Mary Sylvester Deconge-Watson
1933-
From: United States: Louisiana
Fields: Education, Mathematics

Ella Cara Deloria
1888-1971
From: United States: South Dakota
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Frances Densmore
1867-1957
From: United States: Minnesota
Fields: Anthropology, Education, Music

Agnes Doody
1930?-
From: United States: Connecticut, Rhode Island
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: professor, activist

Rita Dove
1952-
From: United States: Arizona, Ohio, Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, professor

Sarah J. Early
1825-1907
From: United States: North Carolina, Ohio
Fields: Education

Ennigaldi-Nanna
6th century BCE-6th century BCE
From: Iraq
Fields: Archaeology, Education, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Babylonian princess, priestess, created first museum

Eka Esu-Williams
1950-
From: Nigeria
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Health and Medicine

Jessie Redmon Fauset
1882-1961
From: United States: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Geraldine Anne Ferraro
1935-2011
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Government and Politics, Law
Key Words/Phrases: teacher, lawyer, congresswoman, first female Vice Presidential candidate

Nikki Giovanni
1943-
From: United States: Tennessee, Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, professor

Lily Ann Granderson
1816-
From: United States: Kentucky, Mississippi
Fields: Education

Evelyn Boyd Granville
1924-
From: United States: California, Tennessee, Texas, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Mathematics

Jacqueline Hicks Grazette
From: United States: Maryland, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Government and Politics, Management and Labor Relations

Donna Halper
1947-
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Education, History, Journalism and Broadcasting
Key Words/Phrases: historian, teacher, radio announcer, music director

Alice Hamilton
1869-1970
From: United States: Illinois, Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: founder of occupational medicine and toxicology, professor

Hildegard of Bingen
1098-1179
From: Germany
Fields: Biology, Education, Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Other
Key Words/Phrases: mystic, nun, abbess, counselor, scientist, composer, polymath

Leta Stetter Hollingworth
1886-1939
From: United States
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Psychology

Drusilla Dunjee Houston
1876-1941
From: United States: Minnesota, Oklahoma, Virginia
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, History, Journalism and Broadcasting

Fern Y. Hunt
From: United States: Maryland, New York, Utah, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Mathematics

Hypatia of Alexandria
c.370-415
From: Egypt, United States
Fields: Astronomy, Education, Mathematics, Philosophy
Key Words/Phrases: head of Platonist school in Alexandria, Egypt

Shirley Ann Jackson
1946-
From: United States: Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Invention, Physics

Elizabeth Jennings Graham
1830-1901
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: won the first desegregation case in 1855, teacher

Elena Kagan
1960-
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Law
Key Words/Phrases: Solicitor General, dean of Harvard Law School, Harvard, professor, White House Counsel

Helen Martin King
1895-1988
From: United States: Arkansas
Fields: Art, Business and Finance, Education

Reatha Clark King
1938-
From: United States: Georgia, Minnesota
Fields: Chemistry, Education

Elizabeth Duncan Koontz
1919-1989
From: United States: North Carolina
Fields: Education

Wendy Kopp
1967-
From: United States: Texas
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Founder and CEO of Teach for America

Wanda Louise Landowska
1879-1959
From: Poland
Fields: Education, Music

Julia Clifford Lathrop
1858-1932
From: United States: Illinois
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education
Key Words/Phrases: educator, social reformer

Graca Simbine Machel
1945-
From: Mozambique
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education
Key Words/Phrases: advocate for women's and children's rights

Grace Harriet Macurdy
1866-1946
From: United States: Maine, Massachusetts
Fields: Education, History
Key Words/Phrases: professor of Greek at Vassar College

Christa McAuliffe
1948-1986
From: United States: Massachusetts, New Hampshire
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Education
Key Words/Phrases: teacher, educator, NASA Challenger disaster

Dorothy McClendon
1924-
From: United States: Louisiana, Michigan
Fields: Biology, Education
Key Words/Phrases: teacher, microbiologist, researcher

Lise Meitner
1878-1968
From: Austria, Sweden, United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Physics
Key Words/Phrases: co-discovered nuclear fission, missed out on the Nobel Prize

Gabriela Mistral
1889-1957
From: Chile, United States: New York
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, educator, Nobel Prize Winner

Maria Mitchell
1818-1889
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Astronomy, Education
Key Words/Phrases: discovered a comet, taught astronomy at Vassar College

Ruth Ella Moore
1903-1994
From: United States: Massachusetts, Ohio, Tennessee
Fields: Biology, Education, Health and Medicine

Toni Morrison
1931-
From: United States: New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Micere Githae Mugo
1942-
From: Kenya, Zimbabwe
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Hanna Neumann
1914-1971
From: Australia, Germany, United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician, professor

Mary Frances Winston Newson
1869-1959
From: United States: Illinois, Kansas
Fields: Education, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician, professor

Florence Nightingale
1820-1910
From: Italy, United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: nurse, statistician, Crimean War, nurse training

Emmy Noether
1882-1935
From: Germany, United States: Pennsylvania
Fields: Education, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician, teacher, abstract algebra

Barbara O'Connel
From: United States: Minnesota
Fields: Anthropology, Education
Key Words/Phrases: biological anthropologist, forensic anthropologist, professor

Asenath Bole Odaga
1938-
From: Kenya
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer of children's literature, teacher

Katherine Adebola Okikiolu
1965-
From: United Kingdom, United States: California
Fields: Education, Mathematics

Osonye Tess Onwueme
1955-
From: Nigeria, United States: Wisconsin
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Alice Elvira Freeman Palmer
1855-1902
From: United States: Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: educator, president of Wellesley College

Esther Pearson
1955-
From: United States: Massachusetts, Ohio
Fields: Computer Science and Information Technology, Education, Mathematics

Annie Smith Peck
1850-1935
From: United States: Rhode Island
Fields: Archaeology, Education, Exploration and Adventure
Key Words/Phrases: mountaineer, mountain climber, educator, teacher

Susan La Flesche Picotte
1865-1915
From: United States: Nebraska
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: the first American Indian woman doctor, physician, teacher

Mamphela Ramphele
1947-
From: South Africa
Fields: Education

Charlotte E. Ray
1850-1911
From: United States: New York, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Law
Key Words/Phrases: lawyer, teacher

Mina Rees
1902-1997
From: United States: New York, Ohio
Fields: Education, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician

Condoleezza Rice
1954-
From: United States: Alabama, California, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: professor, diplomat, US Secretary of State, author

Jenny Eakin Delony Rice
1866-1949
From: United States: Arkansas
Fields: Art, Education

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
1842-1911
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Chemistry, Education
Key Words/Phrases: chemist, home economist, instructor, MIT

Linda Richards
1841-1930
From: United States: Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: nurse, founded nursing schools

May Richmire
1882-1955
From: Canada, United States: New York
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: teacher, educator, Adult Education, Immigrant Education

Mary Robinson
1944-
From: Ireland
Fields: Education, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Law
Key Words/Phrases: President of Ireland, UN High Commissioner, lawyer

Judith Rodin
1944-
From: United States: Pennsylvania
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: university president, president of the Rockefeller Foundation

Charlemae Hill Rollins
1897-1979
From: United States: Illinois, Mississippi, Oklahoma
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Wilma Rudolph
1940-1994
From: United States: Tennessee
Fields: Education, Journalism and Broadcasting, Sports
Key Words/Phrases: track and field, track-and-field

Florence Sabin
1871-1953
From: United States: Colorado
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Health and Medicine

Jehan Sadat
1933-
From: Egypt, United States: Maryland
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education
Key Words/Phrases: First Lady of Egypt, peace activist

Sally Hughes Schrader
1895-
From: United States: New York, Oregon
Fields: Biology, Education

June Scobee
From: United States
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Philanthropy

Sister Florence Marie Scott
1902-1965
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Biology, Education

Jean Ann Seago
From: United States: California
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
1774-1821
From: United States: Maryland, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Philanthropy, Religion

Huda Shaarawi
1879-1947
From: Egypt
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights

Jeanne Shaheen
1947-
From: United States: Missouri, New Hampshire
Fields: Education, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: politician, Senator, Governor, Democrat

Donna Shalala
1941-
From: United States: Florida, New York, Ohio
Fields: Education, Government and Politics

Utako Shimoda
1854-1936
From: Japan
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet

Catherine Filene Shouse
1896-1994
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Education, Philanthropy, Sociology/Social Work
Key Words/Phrases: philanthropist,

Leslie Marmon Silko
1948-
From: United States: New Mexico
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Ruth Simmons
1945-
From: United States: California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas
Fields: Education

Barbara Sizemore
1927-2004
From: United States: Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: teacher, educator, administrator

Anna Deavere Smith
1950-
From: United States: California, Maryland, New York
Fields: Education, Stage and Screen

Sally L. Smith
1929-2007
From: United States: New York, Washington DC
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: educator, teacher, founded a school

Zulu Sofola
1935-1995
From: Nigeria
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
1942-
From: India, United States: New York
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry, Philanthropy
Key Words/Phrases: writer, literary critic, professor, philanthropist

Katherine Stinson
1891-1977
From: United States: Alabama, Texas
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Education
Key Words/Phrases: aviatrix, aviator, pilot, teacher

Marjorie Stinson
1886-1975
From: United States: Ohio, Texas
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Education
Key Words/Phrases: aviatrix, aviator, pilot, teacher

Emily Stowe
1831-1903
From: Canada
Fields: Education, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: teacher, school principal, physician, doctor, suffragist

Harriet Beecher Stowe
1811-1896
From: United States: Connecticut, Maine
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, abolitionist, teacher

Niara Sudarkasa
1938-
From: United States: Florida, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania
Fields: Anthropology, Education

Anne Sullivan Macy
1866-1936
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: teacher

Margaret Sumner
1915-1995
From: United States: California, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania
Fields: Anthropology, Education
Key Words/Phrases: anthropologist, teacher, professor

Mary Burnett Talbert
1866-1923
From: United States: Arkansas, New York, Ohio
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights

Lucy Hobbs Taylor
1833-1910
From: United States: Kansas, Michigan, New York, Ohio
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine

Mary Church Terrell
1863-1954
From: United States: Ohio, Tennessee, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Alma Thomas
1891-1978
From: United States: Georgia, Washington DC
Fields: Art, Education

Kathryn C. Thornton
1952-
From: United States: Alabama, Virginia
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Education, Physics

Lisa Thorson
1957-
From: United States: Massachusetts, Texas
Fields: Education, Music

Shirley Marie Tilghman
1946-
From: Canada, United States: New Jersey
Fields: Biology, Education
Key Words/Phrases: molecular biology, president of Princeton University

Trotula of Salerno
11th Century A.D.-
From: Italy
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine

Laura D'Andrea Tyson
1947-
From: United States: California, New Jersey
Fields: Business and Finance, Education

Mona Van Duyn
1921-2004
From: United States: Iowa, Missouri
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Argelia Velez-Rodriguez
1936-
From: Cuba, United States: Texas, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Mathematics

Salome Waelsch
1907-2007
From: Germany, United States: New York
Fields: Biology, Education

Judith C. Waller
1889-1972
From: United States: Illinois
Fields: Education, Journalism and Broadcasting

Elizabeth Warren
1949-
From: United States: Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Texas
Fields: Education, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: Politician, U.S. Senator, Law Professor

Mary Brent Wehrli
From: United States: California
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Eudora Welty
1909-2001
From: United States: Mississippi
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry, Photography

Ruth Westheimer
1928-
From: France, Germany, Israel
Fields: Education, Psychology

Sheila Widnall
1938-
From: United States: Massachusetts, Washington
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Education, Engineering, Military and Warfare

Emma Willard
1787-1870
From: United States: Connecticut, New York
Fields: Education, Human Rights

Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard
1839-1898
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights

Fannie Barrier Williams
1855-1944
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Grace Alele Williams
1932-
From: Nigeria
Fields: Education, Mathematics

Jody Williams
1950-
From: United States: Texas, Vermont
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education

Marguerite Thomas Williams
1895-1991?
From: United States: Washington DC
Fields: Education, Geology

Sakena Yacoobi
From: Afghanistan
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: Executive Director of the Afghan Institute of Learning

Yosano Akiko
1878-1942
From: Japan
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Ella Flagg Young
1845-1918
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Education



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