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Saint Adelaide
931-999
From: Germany
Fields: Government and Politics, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: regent for Otto III, founded churches, monasteries and convents

Grace Aguilar
1816-1847
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, religious reformer

Zainab al-Ghazali
1917-2005
From: Egypt
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Islamist, founder of the Muslim Women's Association

Gladys Aylward
1902-1970
From: China, United Kingdom
Fields: Religion, Sociology/Social Work
Key Words/Phrases: Missionary

Balthild
c.627-680
From: France
Fields: Government and Politics, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Queen regent of Burgundy, canonized to sainthood

St. Bernadette of Lourdes
1844-1879
From: France
Fields: Religion

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

Annie Wood Besant
1847-1933
From: India, United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: activist, Theosophist

Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell
1825-1921
From: United States: New Jersey, New York
Fields: Human Rights, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: first American woman ordained minister, activist

Catherine Booth
1829-1890
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion

Antoinette Bourignon
1616-1680
From: Belgium
Fields: Religion

Sister Antonia Brenner
From: Mexico
Fields: Religion

St. Bridget of Sweden
1303-1373
From: Sweden
Fields: Religion

Olympia Brown
1835-1926
From: United States
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion

St. Catherine of Alexandria
4th Century A.D.-
From: Egypt
Fields: Religion

St. Catherine of Siena
1347-1380
From: Italy
Fields: Religion

Lydia Maria Child
1802-1880
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Journalism and Broadcasting, Religion

Pema Chodron
1936-
From: Lesotho, United States: California, Colorado, New York
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Buddhist nun

St. Margaret Clitherow
1556-1586
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Religion

Malinda Cramer
1844-1906
From: United States: Indiana
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: founder of the Church of Divine Science, New Thought

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
1651-1695
From: Mexico
Fields: Art, Astronomy, Music, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet, nun

Marguerite d'Youville
1701-1771
From: Canada
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: a saint, founded the Order of Sisters of Charity of Montreal

Mary Daly
-2010
From: United States: Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Religion

Dorothy Day
1897-1980
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Philosophy, Religion

Sarada Devi
1853-1920
From: India
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Hinduism, Ramakrishna Movement

Catherine de Hueck Doherty
1896-1985
From: Canada, Russia, United States: New York
Fields: Religion

Mary Dyer
?-1660
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts, Rhode Island
Fields: Religion

Mary Baker Eddy
1821-1910
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Religion

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

St. Faustina (Kowalska)
1905-1938
From: Poland
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: saint, nun, visionary, mystic

St. Genevieve
422-500
From: France
Fields: Religion

Hosokawa Gracia
1563-?
From: Japan
Fields: Religion

Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon
1648-1717
From: France
Fields: Religion

Joan Halifax
1942-
From: United States: California, New Hampshire
Fields: Anthropology, Human Rights, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Buddhist roshi, Ojai Foundation, hospice caregiver

Barbara Harris
1930-
From: United States: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion

Heloise (abbess)
c. 1101-1164
From: France, Sweden
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: nun, abbess, writer, scholar

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

Emma Curtis Hopkins
1849-1925
From: United States: Connecticut, Illinois
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: theologian, organized New Thought

Katharine Jefferts Schori
1954-
From: United States: Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, Washington
Fields: Oceanography, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Bishop in Episcopal Church, oceanographer

Joan of Arc
1412-1431
From: France
Fields: Military and Warfare, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: saint, military heroine, prisoner of war, POW, martyr

Marie Laveau
1801-1881
From: United States: Louisiana
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Voodoo priestess

Margaret Alice Murray
1863-1963
From: India, United Kingdom
Fields: Anthropology, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: anthropologist, Egyptologist, pagan religions, Wicca

Pauli Murray
1910-1985
From: United States: Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Law, Religion

Elizabeth Clare Prophet
1939-2009
From: United States: Colorado, New Jersey
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: spiritual leader, New Age church

Della Reese
1931-
From: United States: California
Fields: Music, Religion, Stage and Screen

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

Anna Howard Shaw
1847-1919
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Health and Medicine, Human Rights, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: women's suffrage, minister, physician

Mary Slessor
1848-1915
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Human Rights, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Christian missionary, women's rights advocate

Maria Stewart
1803-1879
From: United States: Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion

St. Teresa of Avila
1515-1582
From: Spain
Fields: Religion

Mother Teresa of Calcutta
1910-1997
From: Albania, India
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: nun, founder of the Missionaries of Charity, and Nobel laureate

Empress Theodora
c.500-548
From: Turkey
Fields: Government and Politics, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: Empress of the Byzantine Empire, a saint

Saint Therese of Lisieux
1873-1897
From: France
Fields: Religion

Irina Tweedie
1907-1999
From: India, Russia, United Kingdom
Fields: Religion

Margaret Newton Van Cott
1813-1914
From: United States: New York
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: first woman preacher, Methodist, Episcopalian

Susanna Wesley
1669-1742
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Religion

Lucia Wiley
1906-1998
From: United States: New York, Oregon
Fields: Art, Religion

Jemima Wilkinson
1752-1819
From: United States: New York, Rhode Island
Fields: Religion



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