Abbie Huston Evans Abbie Huston Evans (20 December 1881, Lee, New Hampshire - October 1983) was an American poet, and teacher.
Abby Howe Turner Abby Howe Turner was a noted professor of Physiology and Zoology who founded the department of physiology at Mount Holyoke College.
Abby Leach Abby Leach (1855–1918) was a Professor of Greek and Latin at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York from 1883 until her death.
Abigail Child Abigail Child is a filmmaker, poet, and writer who has been active in experimental writing and media since the 1970s.
Abigail Folger Abigail Anne Folger (August 11, 1943 – August 9, 1969) was an American socialite, volunteer, civil rights devotee, and member of the prominent Folger family.
Adrienne Rich Adrienne Cecile Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012) was an American poet, essayist and feminist.
Afsaneh Najmabadi Afsāneh Najmābādi (افسانه نجمآبادی) (born 1946) is an Iranian-American historian and gender theorist.
Alice Adams (writer) Alice Adams (August 14, 1926 – May 27, 1999) was an American novelist, short story writer, and university professor.
Alice Dewey Alice Greeley Dewey (born 1928) is an American anthropologist who studied Javanese society.
Alice G. Dewey Alice Greeley Dewey is an American anthropologist who studied Javanese society.
Alice Rivlin Alice Mitchell Rivlin (born March 4, 1931, in Philadelphia) is an economist, is a former U.S. Cabinet official and an expert on the U.S. federal budget.
Alice Spencer Geddes Lloyd Alice Spencer Geddes Lloyd (November 13, 1876 – September 4, 1962) was an American social reformer who founded Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes, Kentucky.
Alice Vanderbilt Morris Alice Vanderbilt Shepard Morris (December 7, 1874 – August 15, 1950) was a member of the Vanderbilt family.
Alison Des Forges Alison Des Forges (née Liebhafsky) (August 20, 1942 – February 12, 2009) was an American historian and human rights activist who specialized in the African Great Lakes region, particularly...
Alison Lurie Alison Lurie (born September 3, 1926) is an American novelist and academic.
Amy Cohen-Corwin Amy Cohen-Corwin is a professor of mathematics at Rutgers University and former Dean of University College at Rutgers University.
Amy Goodman Amy Goodman (born April 13, 1957) is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author.
Amy Gutmann Amy Gutmann (born November 19, 1949) is the eighth president of the University of Pennsylvania and Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science in the School of Arts an...
Amy Totenberg Amy Mil Totenberg (born December 29, 1950) is a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Amy Wilentz Amy Wilentz (born September 1, 1954) is an American journalist and writer.
Ann Belford Ulanov Ann Belford Ulanov is the Christiane Brooks Johnson Memorial Professor of Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and a Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice.
Anne d'Harnoncourt Anne d'Harnoncourt (September 7, 1943 – June 1, 2008) was an American museum director and historian of modern art.
Anne Fadiman Anne Fadiman is an American author, editor and teacher.
Anne Garrels Anne Garrels (born July 2, 1951) is a foreign correspondent for National Public Radio in the United States.
Anne Hunter Popkin Anne Hunter Popkin was a founding member of Bread and Roses, a women's liberation organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1969.
Anne McCaffrey Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born Irish writer, best known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series.
Anne Tyng Anne Griswold Tyng was an architect and professor. She is best known for having collaborated with Louis I. Kahn at his practice in Philadelphia, for 29 years. She served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania for 27 years, teaching classes in morphology.
Annie Jump Cannon Annie Jump Cannon (December 11, 1863 - April 13, 1941) was an American astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the development of contemporary stellar classification.
Antonia Handler Chayes Antonia "Toni" Handler Chayes (born 1929) is a United States lawyer and educator who served as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) from 1977 to 1979 and as United...
Barbara Epstein Barbara Epstein (August 30, 1928 – June 16, 2006) was a literary editor and founding co-editor of the New York Review of Books.
Barbara Ketcham Wheaton Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, born in Philadelphia in 1931, is a writer, a noted food historian, and since 1990 the honorary curator of the culinary collection at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe C...
Barbara W. Snelling Barbara Weil Snelling (born March 22, 1928) was elected the 76th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 1992 and served two terms (1993-1997), suffering a cerebral hemorrhage in 1996 while campaignin...
Barbara W. Tuchman Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author.
Benazir Bhutto Benazir Bhutto (بينظير ڀٽو; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistani politician and stateswoman who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan in two non-consecutive terms from November 1988 until October 1990, and 1993 until her final dismissal on November 1996.
Bernice Cronkhite Bernice Brown Cronkhite (23 July 1893 – 3 August 1983) was an educator and former dean of Radcliffe College, working there for thirty-six years.
Betty Miller Unterberger Betty Miller Unterberger (December 27, 1922 – May 15, 2012) was an historian, who as professor of American international relations spent the bulk of her extensive academic career at Texas ...
Bonnie Raitt Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player.
Carla J. Shatz Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D., is an American neurobiologist and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Institute of Medicine.
Carol Gilligan Carol Gilligan (born November 28, 1936) is an American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist best known for her work with and against Lawrence Kohlberg on ethical community and ethical relationsh...
Carol Kalish Carol Kalish (February 14, 1955 – September 5, 1991) was an American writer, editor, comic book retailer, and sales manager.
Carol Potter (actress) Carol Potter (born May 21, 1948) is an American actress best known for playing Cindy Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210.
Caroline F. Ware Caroline Farrar Ware (1899–1990) was a professor of history at American University and a New Deal activist.
Caroline Kennedy Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957) is an American author, attorney, and politician who is th...
Caroline Knox Caroline Knox is an American poet based in Massachusetts.
Caroline Thompson Caroline Thompson (born April 23, 1956) is an American novelist, screenwriter, film director, and producer.
Caryn Davies Caryn Davies (born 14 April 1982) is an American rower.
Catherine C. Blake Catherine C. Blake (born 1950) is an active United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
Catherine Galbraith Catherine Galbraith was an American author who was the wife of economist and author John Kenneth Galbraith, and the mother of four sons: diplomat and political analyst, Peter W. Galbraith, econo...
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (May 10, 1900 – December 7, 1979) was a British-American astronomer and astrophysicist who, in 1925, proposed in her Ph.D. thesis an explanation for the com...
Charlotte Wilder Charlotte Wilder (1898–1980) was an American poet and the eldest sister of author Thornton Wilder, Isabel Wilder, Janet Wilder Dakin, and Amos Wilder.
Christina Maslach Christina Maslach is an American social psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, known for her research on occupational burnout.
Clara Claiborne Park Clara Claiborne Park (August 19, 1923 – July 3, 2010) was an American college English teacher and author who was best known for her writings about her experiences raising her autistic daug...
Daisy Newman Daisy Newman (1904 - 1994) was born in Britain to American parents.
Deborah Batts Deborah A. Batts (born 13 April 1947) is a United States federal judge, currently serving on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Deborah Orin Deborah Orin was Washington D.C. bureau chief for the New York Post.
Diana Balmori Diana Balmori is a Spanish landscape and urban designer.
Diana Mara Henry Diana Mara Henry (June 20, 1948, Cincinnati, Ohio) is a photojournalist, free-lance photographer and independent scholar.
Diane B. Snelling Diane B. Snelling is an American politician from Vermont who serves as a Republican member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Chittenden County.
Diane Souvaine Diane L. Souvaine is a professor of computer science and mathematics at Tufts University, chair of the computer science department, and was newly appointed as the university's vice provost of re...
Doris Zemurray Stone Doris Zemurray Stone (November 19, 1909 – October 21, 1994) was an archaeologist and ethnographer, specializing in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and the so-called "Intermediate Area" of lower Centra...
Dorothy Dean Dorothy Dean (1932–1987) was an African American socialite, connected to Andy Warhol's The Factory—for which she appeared in the 1965 films Space, My Hustler, and Afternoon—and Max's...
Dorrit Hoffleit Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit (March 12, 1907 – April 9, 2007) was an American senior research astronomer at Yale University.
Edith Lesley Edith Lesley, American educator and founder of Lesley University, was born 27 January 1872 in the Panama Canal Zone, then a U.S. protectorate, and died 16 May 1953 at Boston1 in the U.S. s...
Edith Pearlman Edith Pearlman (born June 26, 1936) is an American short story writer.
Eleanor Hallowell Abbott Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (Mrs. Fordyce Coburn) (September 22, 1872 – June 4, 1958), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a nationally recognized American author.
Eleanor Leacock Eleanor "Happy" Leacock (1922–1987) was an American theorist of anthropology, focusing on the issue of gender during the feminist movement.
Elizabeth Holtzman Elizabeth Holtzman (born August 11, 1941) is an American politician and former member of the United States House of Representatives.
Elizabeth Hubbard Elizabeth Hubbard is an American film, soap opera, stage and television actress, best known for her roles as Dr. Althea Davis on The Doctors and Lucinda Walsh on As the World Turns.
Elizabeth Winship Elizabeth Winship (1921-2011) was a columnist who wrote the syndicated advice column "Ask Beth.
Ella Lyman Cabot Ella Lyman Cabot (1866–1934) was an educator, author and lecturer.
Ellen Biddle Shipman Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869–1950) was an American landscape architect known for her formal gardens and lush planting style.
Ellen Goodman Ellen Goodman (born April 11, 1941) is an American journalist and syndicated columnist who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1980.
Ellen Schrecker Ellen Wolf Schrecker (born August 4, 1938) is an American professor of American history at Yeshiva University.
Eloise Gerry Eloise Gerry was an influential research scientist whose early 20th century work contributed greatly to the study of southern pine trees and turpentine production.
Elspeth Rostow Elspeth Rostow (October 20, 1917 – December 10, 2007) was born as Elspeth Vaughan Davies in Manhattan.
Emeline Hill Richardson Emeline Hill Richardson (June 6, 1910 in Buffalo, New York, USA – August 29, 1999 in Durham, North Carolina) was a notable classical archaeologist and Etruscan scholar.
Emily Vermeule Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule ( August 11, 1928 – February 6, 2001) was an American classical scholar and archaeologist.
Encarnacion Alzona Encarnacion A. Alzona (March 23, 1895 – March 13, 2001) was a pioneering Filipino historian, educator and suffragist.
Esther Clark Wright Esther Isabelle Clark Wright, was a notable Atlantic Canadian historian who at the end of her life received the Order of Canada for her lifetime contributions to Canadian scholarship.
Eva Beatrice Dykes Eva Beatrice Dykes was the first black American woman to fulfill the requirements for a doctoral degree, and the third to be awarded a PhD.
Fannie Fern Andrews Fannie Fern Andrews (Phillips) (1867–1950) was an American lecturer, teacher, social worker, and writer.
Frances Gardiner Davenport Frances Gardiner Davenport (1870 – November 11, 1927) was an American historian who specialized in the later Middle Ages and the European colonization of the New World.
Frances Jalet-Cruz Frances Jalet-Cruz represented Texas inmates in a number of suits against the Texas Department of Corrections and became one of the central figures in the Texas prison reform movement during the...
Frances Karttunen Frances Esther Karttunen (born 1942), also known as Frances Ruley Karttunen, is an American academic linguist, historian and author.
Francine Prose Francine Prose (born April 1, 1947) is an American writer.
Gail Lee Bernstein Gail Lee Bernstein (born 1939) is a Professor Emerita of History at the University of Arizona.
Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American writer of novels, poetry and plays that eschewed the narrative, linear, and temporal conventions of 19th-century literature...
Gisela Kahn Gresser Gisela Kahn Gresser (February 8, 1906 Detroit, Michigan – December 4, 2000) was (with Mona May Karff) one of the first two female chess players in the United States, and one of the first sevente...
Gish Jen Gish Jen, born Lillian Jen in 1955, is a contemporary American writer.
Grethe Ballif Peterson Chase Nebeker Peterson (born December 27, 1929) was the president of the University of Utah from 1983 to 1991.
Hannah Marie Wormington Hannah Marie Wormington (September 5, 1914 – May 31, 1994) was an archaeologist known for her writings and fieldwork on southwestern and Paleo-Indians archaeology over a long career that lasted ...
Hannah Weiner Hannah Adelle Weiner (née Finegold) (4 November 1928 – 11 September 1997) was an American poet who is often grouped with the Language poets because of the prominent place she assumed i...
Harriet Mayor Fulbright Harriet Anna Mayor Fulbright (born December 13, 1933) is the widow of United States Senator J. William Fulbright and the former Executive Director of the President's Committee on the Arts and H...
Harriet McDougal Harriet McDougal Rigney is a poet and an editor known for her work on several best-selling fantasy books, including the iconic Wheel of Time series written by her late husband, James Oliver Rign...
Helen Bee Helen L. Bee (born 1939) is a psychologist who has authored several books on the subject of human development, including both child development and adult development.
Helen C. White Helen C. White (November 26, 1896 – June 7, 1967) was an English professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Helen Chasin Helen S. Chasin (born 1938) is an American poet.
Ida R. Hoos Ida Simone Russakoff Hoos (October 9, 1912 – April 24, 2007) was an American sociologist best known as a critic of systems analysis using mathematical formulae and disregarding social factors, e...
Irene Tinker Irene Tinker is Professor Emerita in the Departments of City and Regional Planning & Women's Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, teaching from 1989–1998.
Joyce Ballou Gregorian Joyce Ballou Gregorian Hampshire (July 5, 1946 -April 29, 1991) was an American author, expert on Oriental rugs, and lover of Arabian horses.
Joyce Hemlow Joyce Hemlow M.A., Ph.D, FRSC (July 31, 1906 – September 3, 2001) was a Canadian professor and accomplished writer.
Joyce Lebra Joyce Lebra, also known as Joyce Chapman Lebra, (born 21 December 1925) is an American historian of Japan.
Judith Ann Wilson Rogers Judith Ann Wilson Rogers (born 1939, New York City) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Judith Baumel Judith Baumel (b. October 9, 1956 Bronx, New York) is an American poet.
Judith Palfrey Judith Palfrey (born 1945) is the T. Berry Brazelton Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and the author of Community Child Health: An Action Plan for Today (1995) and Child H...
Judith Shuval Judith Shuval (יהודית שובל; b.1926) is an Israeli professor emerita of sociology who taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in public health and immigration.
Judith W. Rogers Judith Ann Wilson Rogers (born 1939, New York City) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Julia Grace Wales Julia Grace Wales (14 July 1881 – 15 July 1957) was a Canadian academic known for authoring the Wisconsin Plan, a proposal to set up a conference consisting of intellectuals from neutral nations...
Julie Roy Jeffrey Julie Roy Jeffrey is Professor of History at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.
Julie Vargas Julie S. Vargas (born 1938 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an author and educator and the daughter of B.F. Skinner.
Justine W. Polier Justine Wise Polier was the first woman Justice in New York. An outspoken activist and a "fighting judge," for 38 years she used her position on the Family Court bench to fight for the rights of the poor and disempowered.
Karen Nelson Moore Karen Nelson Moore (born in 1948 in Washington, D.C.) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Katha Pollitt Katha Pollitt (born October 14, 1949) is an American feminist poet, essayist and critic.
Katharine Fullerton Gerould Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879-1944) was an American writer, born in Brockton, Massachusetts, and educated at Radcliffe College.
Katherine Sopka Katherine Sopka (born Katherine J. Russell) was a science interviewer, physics professor and historian of physics.
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend (born July 4, 1951) is an American attorney who was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003.
Katya Alpert Gilden Katya Alpert Gilden (March 9, 1914-May 5, 1991) was a best-selling novelist who wrote with her husband Bert Gilden under the pen-name "K.B. Gilden".
Lally Weymouth Elizabeth Morris "Lally" Graham Weymouth (born 3 July 1943) is an American journalist who serves as Senior Associate Editor of the Washington Post.
Lani Guinier Lani Guinier (born April 19, 1950) is an American lawyer, scholar and civil rights activist.
Laura Nader Laura Nader (born 1930) is an American anthropologist.
Laura Taylor Swain Laura Taylor Swain (born 1958) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Laura Whitehorn Laura Jane Whitehorn was born in April 1945 to Lenore and Nathaniel Whitehorn of Brooklyn, New York.
Leslie Bradley Cutler Leslie Bradley Cutler was an American politician who served in the Massachusetts Senate.
Leslie Crocker Snyder Leslie Crocker Snyder is an American lawyer and former judge, most notable for her challenge of Robert Morgenthau in the Democratic Party primary for the Manhattan District Attorney election in 2005.
Leslie Kirwan Leslie A. Kirwan is an American government official and college administrator who currently serves as the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean for Administration and Finance at Harvard University.
Lida Shaw King Lida Shaw King (September 15, 1868 in Boston – January 10, 1932 in Providence) was an American classical scholar and college dean.
Lily Auchincloss Lily Auchincloss (April 5, 1922 – June 6, 1996) was an American journalist, philanthropist, and art collector.
Linda Greenhouse Linda Greenhouse (born January 9, 1947, New York City) is the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph M. Goldstein Senior Fellow at Yale Law School.
Linda Pastan Linda Pastan (born May 27, 1932 in New York) is an American poet of Jewish background.
Lindsay Crouse Lindsay Ann Crouse (born May 12, 1948) is an American actress.
Linnie Marsh Wolfe Linnie Marsh Wolfe (January 8, 1881 – September 15, 1945) was an American librarian.
Lois Murphy Lois Murphy (born February 27, 1963 in Hempstead, New York) is a Democrat from the state of Pennsylvania, who unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district ...
Lorna Marshall Lorna Marshall (September 14, 1898 – July 8, 2002), born Lorna Jean McLean, was an anthropologist who in the 1950s, 60s and 70s lived among and wrote about the previously unstudied !Kung people ...
Louise Noun Louise Frankel Rosenfield Noun (March 7, 1908 – August 23, 2002) was an American art collector, social activist, philanthropist, and civil libertarian.
Lucy Ward Stebbins Lucy Ward Stebbins was the Dean of Women at University of California, Berkeley.
Lydia P. Jackson Lydia Patrice Jackson is a Democratic former member of the Louisiana State Senate from Shreveport, Louisiana.
Mabel Robinson Mabel Louise Robinson (July 19, 1874 – February 21, 1962) was an American writer of children's books and was a runner-up for the annual Newbery Medal twice.
Mabel Wheeler Daniels Mabel Wheeler Daniels was an American composer, conductor, and teacher. She attended Radcliffe College and studied with George Whitefield Chadwick before traveling to Germany for further study with Ludwig Thuille in Munich.
Margaret A. Hamburg Dr. Margaret Ann Hamburg is an American physician and medical/public health administrator.
Margaret Atwood Margaret Eleanor Atwood, is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist.
Margaret Bryan Davis Dr. Margaret Bryan Davis (née Margaret Bryan; born October 23, 1931) is an American palynologist, paleoecologist, and behavioral biologist who has developed new techniques in her field.
Margaret G. Kivelson Margaret G. Kivelson is an American space physicist, planetary scientist, and Distinguished Professor Emerita of Space Physics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her primary research interests include the magnetospheres of Earth, Jupiter, and Saturn.
Margaret Hamburg Dr. Margaret Ann Hamburg is an American physician and medical/public health administrator.
Margaret Scoggin Margaret Clara Scoggin (April 14, 1905–July 11, 1968) was one of the first librarians to expand dramatically upon the idea of young adult public librarianship.
Maribel Vinson Maribel Yerxa Vinson-Owen (October 12, 1911 – February 15, 1961) was an American figure skater and coach.
Marie Fedor Marie Fedor was a stage actress from Boston, Massachusetts who performed in theater at the beginning of the 20th century.
Marie Winn Marie Winn, a journalist, author and birdwatcher, is known for her books and articles on the birds of Central Park, her Wall Street Journal ornithology column and her role in the quiz show ...
Marita Bonner Marita Bonner (June 16, 1899 – 1971) (also known as Marieta Bonner) was an African-American writer, essayist, and playwright who is commonly associated with the Harlem Renaissance.
Marjorie Grene Marjorie Glicksman Grene (December 13, 1910, Milwaukee, Wisconsin – March 16, 2009, Blacksburg, Virginia) was an American philosopher.
Marsha S. Berzon Marsha Siegel Berzon (born April 17, 1945) is a federal appeals judge who has served on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals since 2000.
Martha Field Martha Amanda Field is the Langdell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.
Martha Hackett Martha Hackett (born February 21, 1961) is an American actress.
Mary Almy Mary Almy (Born in 1883 - Died in 1967) was an American architect.
Mary C. Wright Mary Clabaugh Wright (born Mary Oliver Clabaugh; Chinese name 芮瑪麗 Ruì Mǎlì; September 25, 1917 – June 18, 1970) was an American sinologist and historian who specialized in the study of the...
Mary Catherine Bateson Mary Catherine Bateson (born December 8, 1939) is an American writer and cultural anthropologist.
Mary E. Switzer Mary Elizabeth Switzer (February 16, 1900 - October 16, 1971) was an American public administrator and social reformer.
Mary Ellen Wohl Mary Ellen Beck Wohl was chief of the respiratory diseases division at Children's Hospital Boston, and served as associate director of the general clinical research center until a few years befo...
Mary Howell Mary Catherine Raugust Howell (September 2, 1932 – February 5, 1998) was a physician, psychologist, lawyer, mentor, musician and mother.
Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch (September 8, 1867 – November 15, 1951) was an American city planner and social worker.
Mary Lasker Mary Woodard Lasker was an American health activist and philanthropist.
Mary Lefkowitz Mary R. Lefkowitz (born 1935) is an American classical scholar and Professor Emerita of Classical Studies at Wellesley College.
Mary Parker Follett Mary Parker Follett (3 September 1868 – 18 December 1933) was an American social worker, management consultant and pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and organizational behavior.
Mary W.M. Hargreaves Mary Wilma Massey Hargreaves (March 1, 1914 – August 29, 2008), a scholar of U.S. agricultural history, was the first woman at the University of Kentucky to reach the rank of full professo...
Mary White Ovington Mary White Ovington (April 11, 1865 – July 15, 1951) was an American suffragist, Republican, journalist, and co-founder of the NAACP.
Mathea Falco Mathea Falco is a leading expert in drug abuse prevention and treatment who served as the first U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs during t...
Maurine Dallas Watkins Maurine Dallas Watkins (July 27, 1896 – August 10, 1969) was an American journalist and playwright.
Maxine Kumin Maxine Kumin (June 6, 1925 – February 6, 2014) was an American poet and author.
May Stevens May Stevens (born June 9, 1924) is an American feminist artist, political activist, educator, and writer.
Meribeth E. Cameron Meribeth Elliott Cameron (May 22, 1905 – July 12, 1997) is an American Academic who served as the 14th (Acting) President of Mount Holyoke College from 1968-1969.
Michel Martin Michel McQueen Martin is an American journalist and correspondent for ABC News and National Public Radio.
Michelle Rosaldo Michelle Zimbalist Rosaldo (1944, New York - 1981, Philippines), known to her friends and colleagues as Shelly, was a social, linguistic, and psychological anthropologist famous for her studies ...
Molly Fisk Molly Fisk (born Mary Elizabeth Fisk, July 16, 1955) is an American poet and radio commentator.
Muriel S. Snowden Muriel Sutherland Snowden (1916–1988) was the founder and co-director of Freedom House, a community improvement center in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Nancy Chodorow Nancy Julia Chodorow (born January 20, 1944) is a feminist sociologist and psychoanalyst.
Nancy Johnson Nancy Lee Johnson (born May 1, 1935) is a former American politician from the state of Connecticut.
Nancy Wexler Nancy Wexler (born July 19, 1945) FRCP is a geneticist and the Higgins Professor of Neuropsychology at Columbia University, best known for her discovery of the location of the gene that causes H...
Olive Winchester Olive May Winchester (1879 — 1947) was an American ordained minister and a pioneer biblical scholar and theologian in the Church of the Nazarene, who was in 1912 the first woman ordained by any ...
Patti B. Saris Patti B. Saris is the Chief United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Pauline Maier Pauline Alice Maier (née Rubbelke; April 27, 1938 – August 12, 2013) was a historian of the American Revolution, though her work also addresses the late colonial period and the history of ...
Peggy Dulany Margaret Dulany "Peggy" Rockefeller (born 1947) is a philanthropist and the fourth child of David Rockefeller and Margaret McGrath.
Phebe Marr Phebe Marr (born 19xx) is a prominent American historian of modern Iraq with the Middle East Institute.
Philinda Rand Philinda Parsons Rand Anglemyer (1876–1972) was an American English-language teacher in the Philippines.
Phoebe C. Ellsworth Phoebe C. Ellsworth is a social psychologist and professor at the University of Michigan, holding dual appointments at the Psychology Department and in the Law School.
Phyllis Granoff Phyllis Emily Granoff (born 1947) is a specialist in Indic religions.
Phyllis Schlafly Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly (born August 15, 1924) is an American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and founder of the Eagle Forum.
Pippa Scott Pippa Scott (born November 10, 1935) is an American actress who has appeared in film and television since the 1950s.
Priscilla White (physician) Priscilla White (March 17, 1900 – December 16, 1989) was a pioneer in the treatment of diabetes during pregnancy and type 1 diabetes, and was also a founding member of the Joslin Diabetes Center.
Rachel Field Rachel Lyman Field (1894–1942) was an American novelist, poet, and children's fiction writer.
Rachel Hadas Rachel Hadas (born November 8, 1948) is an American poet, teacher, essayist, and translator.
Rebecca Elson Rebecca Anne Wood Elson (1960 — 1999) was a Canadian-American astronomer and writer.
Rebecca J. Scott Rebecca Jarvis Scott is an American historian, and Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law, at University of Michigan.
Renee Tajima-Peña Renee Tajima-Peña (born c. 1958) is an award-winning film director and producer, notable for "Who Killed Vincent Chin?" (PBS), for which she received an Academy Award nomination, and "MY AMERICA...or Honk if You Love Buddha.
Roberta Teale Swartz Roberta Teale Swartz Chalmers (9 June 1903, Brooklyn, New York – 13 May 1993, Wellesley, Massachusetts) was an American academic, a poet, and co-founder of the Kenyon Review.
Roberta Wohlstetter Roberta Mary Morgan, better known by her married name of Roberta Wohlstetter, (August 22, 1912 - January 6, 2007), was one of America's most important historians of military intelligence.
Rona Jaffe Rona Jaffe (June 12, 1931 – December 30, 2005) was a popular American novelist, who published numerous works from 1958-2003.
Roslyn Brogue Roslyn Brogue (16 February 1919 – 1 August 1981) was an American pianist, violinist, music educator, classics scholar, poet, author and composer.
Ruth Hubbard Ruth Hubbard (born 1924) is Professor Emerita of Biology at Harvard University, where she was the first woman to hold a tenured professorship position in biology.
Ruth Messinger Ruth Wyler Messinger (born November 6, 1940) is a former political leader in New York City and a member of the Democratic Party as well as the Democratic Socialists of America.
Ruth P. Smith Ruth Proskauer Smith (August 14, 1907 – January 22, 2010) was a pro-choice and reproductive rights advocate.
Ruth Turner Ruth Dixon Turner (1915 – April 30, 2000) was a pioneering U.S. marine biologist and malacologist who became the world's expert on Teredinidae or shipworms, a taxonomic family of wood-bori...
Ruth Whitman Ruth Whitman (1922-1999) was an American poet, translator, and professor.
Rya W. Zobel Rya Weickert Zobel (born December 18, 1931) is a Senior United States District Court Judge on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Sara E. Lister Sara E. Lister is a United States lawyer who served as General Counsel of the Army under the Carter administration and then as Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) from...
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy Sarah Hrdy (née Blaffer; born July 11, 1946) is an American anthropologist and primatologist who has made several major contributions to evolutionary psychology and sociobiology.
Sarah Wambaugh Sarah Wambaugh (March 6, 1882 – November 12, 1955) was an American political scientist.
Shirley Barker Shirley Frances Barker (April 4, 1911 – November 18, 1965) was an American author, poet, and librarian.
Shiu-Ying Hu Dr. Shiu-Ying Hu (1910 – 22 May 2012) was a Chinese botanist.
Stockard Channing Stockard Channing (born Susan Antonia Williams Stockard; February 13, 1944) is a three-time Emmy and one-time Tony Award winning American stage, film and television actress.
Susan Carey Susan E. Carey (born 1942) is an American psychologist.
Susan Hadden Susan G. Hadden (1945 – January 15, 1995) was a Professor in the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs and the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, Unite...
Suzanna W. Miles Suzanna Whitelaw Miles (7 June 1922 — 10 April 1966) was an American academic ethnohistorian and archaeologist.
Tanya Luhrmann Tanya Marie Luhrmann (born 1959) is an American psychological anthropologist best known for her studies of modern-day witches, charismatic Christians, and psychiatrists.
Tenley Albright Tenley Emma Albright (born July 18, 1935, in Newton Centre, Massachusetts) is a former American figure skater.
Thérèse Bonney Thérèse Bonney (born Mabel Bonney, Syracuse, New York, July 15, 1894 - Paris, France, January 15, 1978) was an American photographer and publicist.
Tina Tchen Christina M. "Tina" Tchen (pinyin: Chén Yuǎnměi) (born January 25, 1956) is an American lawyer.
Tryphosa Bates-Batcheller Tryphosa Bates-Batcheller (April 14, 1876–1952), born Tryphosa Duncan Bates, was an American socialite, club woman and concert singer.
Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (born October 21, 1929) is an American author of novels, children's books, and short stories, mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction.
Vicki Sato Vicki L. Sato Ph.D is the Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and a Professor of the Practice in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at Harvard University.
Victoria Wells Wulsin Victoria Elizabeth Wells Wulsin (born October 27, 1953) is an American physician who specializes in epidemiology, especially AIDS research among women in Africa.
Viola S. Wendt Viola Sophia Wendt, Ph.D. (March 31, 1907 – March 23, 1986) was an American poet and educator.
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Winifred Collins Winifred Quick Collins (November 26, 1911 – May 5, 1999) was Chief of Naval Personnel for Women in the United States Navy, and Director of the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Servi...
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Zoe Cruz Zoe Cruz (born Zoe Papadimitriou on February 2, 1955) is a Greek-born American senior banking executive and former co-president of Morgan Stanley.