LAST NAME, FIRST NAME NATIONALITY AREA OF ACHIEVEMENT BIRTH YEAR CONTRIBUTION SOURCE(S)
O'Connor, Sandra DayAmericanGovernment19301st woman judge on Supreme Courthttp://www.biography.com
Carson, RachelAmericanMath and Science1907environmental impact of fertilizers, pesticides.http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9186331
Hamm, MiaAmericanSports1972Olympic soccer playerhttp://www.womensoccer.com/biogs/hamm.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mia_Hamm
http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=16472547
Hartigan, GraceAmericanArt and Music1922Painter, posed as man to get work in galleries.http://www.scc.rutgers.edu/njwomenshistory/Period_6/hartigan.htm
Paul, AliceAmericanReform Movements1885helped women's suffrage movement http://www.biography.com
Rudolph, WilmaAmericanSports19401st African American woman to win 3 Olympic gold medalshttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9466552
Barton, ClaraAmericanMedicine1821Founder of American Red Crosshttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9200960
Angelou, MayaAmericanLiterature1928African American poethttp://www.biography.com/
Ochoa, EllenAmericanMath and Science1958First Hispanic woman in spacehttp://www.biography.com/
Ross, NellieAmericanGovernment1876First woman governor of United Stateshttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9464392
Anthony, Susan B.AmericanReform Movements1820Fought for women's right to vote.http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9186331

Dix, DorotheaAmericanReform Movements1802Increased Mental Health Asylumshttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9275710
Mitchell, MariaAmericanMath and Science1818Astronomerhttp://www.biography.com
Walker, MaryAmericanMedicine1832won Congressional Medal of Honor for medical service.http://www.biography.com
Rice, CondoleezzaAfrican AmericanGovernment1954First African American Secretary of State http://www.biography.com/
Tarbell, IdaAmericanLiterature1957wrote about unfair practices of big businesshttp://www.phmc.state.pa.us/ppet/tarbell/page1.asp?secid=31
http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9502126
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0847854.html
Smith, Margaret ChaseAmericanGovernment1897Represtative and Senator from Mainehttp://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000590
Hamill, DorothyAmericanSports1956U.S. figure skating championhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Hamill
Leon, TaniaCubanArt and Music1943great composerhttp://www.tanialeon.com/
http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/chh/bio/leon_t.htm
McClintock, BarbaraAmericanMath and Science1902Geneticist, biologisthttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9391014
Apgar, VirginiaAmericanMedicine1909Famous childbirth Anesthesiologist

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http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9186891
Blackwell, ElizabethEnglishMedicine1821First women to get medical degreehttp://www.biography.com
Stanton, Elizabeth CadyAmericanReform Movements1815worked for women's suffragehttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9492182
Whitman, ChristiAmericanGovernment1946N.J. Governor, administrator of the EPAhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christine_Todd_Whitman
Albright, MadelineCzech. RepublicanGovernment1937The first women to be secretary of state.
http://www.biography.com
Nation, CarryAmericanReform Movements1846Leader of Temperance Movementhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carry_Nation
Abzug, BellaAmericanGovernment1920Feminist and Congresswomanhttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9174815
Anderson, DorothyAmericanMedicine1901researched cystic fibrosishttp://www.answers.com/topic/dorothy-andersen
Mott, LucretiaAmericanReform Movements1793social reformer, Abolitionist, proponent of womens rightshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucretia_Mott
Campbell, EdnaAmericanSports1968Retired women's basketball playerhttp://www.answers.com/topic/edna-campbell
Prince, LeontyneAmericanArt and Music1927singer, performed on Broadway
http://www.biography.com
Johnson, MamieAmericansports1935first female pitcher to play in the Negro Leagueswikipedia.com
Love, SusanAmericanMedicine1948Leader of UCLA cancer foundation and research centerhttp://www.answers.com/topic/susan-m-love
Tubman, HarrietAmericanReform movements1820Helped slaves escape during the Civil War
Wells, Ida B.AmericanLiterature1862Civil Rights and women's rights activist www.biography.com
Lin, Maya LingAmericanArt and Music1960Designed Vietnam memorialhttp://www.biography.com
Griffith-Joyner, FlorenceAmericanSports1959triple gold medalist at Seoul Olympics www.biography.com
Tompkins, SallyAmericanMedicine1833First woman commissioned by Confederate Armyhttp://www.civilwarhome.com/tompkinsbio.htm
Ginsburg, Ruth BaderAmericanGoverment1933Supreme Court justicewww.biography.com
Cassatt, MaryAmericanArt and Music1844Leading Impressionist artisthttp://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9240820
Fitzgerald, EllaAmericanArt and Music1917African-American jazz singer.http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9296210
Parks, RosaAmericanReform Movements1913Helped start Civil Rights movement
http://www.biography.com
Roberts, RobinAmericanSports1960Sports broadcaster, journalisthttp://www.nwhp.org/resourcecenter/biographycenter.php
Fern, FannyAmericanLiterature1811First woman newspaper columnist http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/sentimnt/fernhp.html
Tarbell, IdaAmericanLiterature1957wrote many important documents such as very changing acticleshttp://www.phmc.state.pa.us/ppet/tarbell/page1.asp?secid=31
http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9502126
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0847854.html
Louisa May, AlcottAmericanLiterature1832Wrote the book "Little Women"
www.biography.com
Buck, Pearl S.AmericanLiterature1892wrote The Good Earth, won Pulitzer and Nobel Prizeshttp://www.biography.com
Harris, La DonnaAmericanGovernment1931Native American Activisthttp://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=LaDonna_Harris
Ferraro, GeraldineAmericanGovernment19351st female Vice-Presidential candidatehttp://www.biography.com
Dickinson, EmilyAmericanLiterature1830Poet, specialized in classic literature.wikipedia.com
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