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Florence Howe (1929-present)

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Annie Londonderry (1870-1947)

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Rachel Carson (1907-1964)

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Wangari Maathai (1940-2011)

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Gertrude Elion (1918-1999)

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Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949)

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Mary Anning (1799-1847)

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Sappho (c. 630-c. 570 BC)

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Victoria Cruz (1945-present)

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Madonna Thunder Hawk (1940-present)

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Peggy Shippen Arnold (1760-1804)

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Alice Coachman (1922-2014)

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Margaret Hamilton (1936-present)

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Wu Zetian (624-705)

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Sybil Ludington (1761-1839)

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Huda Sha'arawi (1879-1947)

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Henrietta Lacks (1920-1951)

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Trưng Trắc and Trưng Nhị (c. 12-c. 43 AD)

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Dorothy Lawrence (1896-1964)

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Edmonia Lewis (1843-1907)

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Hypatia of Alexandria (370-415)

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Grace Hopper (1906-1992)

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Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948)

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Rose Marie McCoy (1922-2015)

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Shirley Chisolm (1924-2005)

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