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Famous and Notable Women Scientists Posters and Prints Index
List of famous and noteable women as explemplars of the creative process.


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History of Women in Science composite poster

Women contributors to scienctific understanding of the world have generally been overlooked until recently.

This list represents women who have been noted with either an image or book(s) about their work.

Science Links for Learning.


A

Maria Gaetana Agnesi
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Mary Anning
Virginia Apgar
Anna Atkins

B

Martha Ballard
Clara Barton
Laura Bassi
Ruth Benedict
“Mother” Bickerdyke
Hildegard of Bingen
Elizabeth Blackwell
Sophie Blanchard
Sophia Brahe
Mary Breckenridge
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Jocelyn Bell Burnell

C

Helen Caldicott
Annie Jump Cannon
Rachel Carson
Margaret Cavenish
Emilie du Chatelet-Lomont
Rebecca Cole
Eileen Collins
Rebecca Davis Lee Crumpler
Marie Curie




D

Susan Dimock
Dorothea Dix
Maria Dalle Donne

E

Joycelyn Elders
Gertrude Elion
Elisabeth of the Palatinate

F

Helen Fairchild
Dian Fossey
Rosalind Franklin




G

Sophie Germain
Lillian Gilbreth
Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Jane Goodall
Catherine Littlefield Greene

H-I

xHeloïse
Caroline Hershel
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
Grace Hopper
Hypatia of Alexandria

J-K

Shirley Jackson
Mae Jemison
Sophia Jex-Blake
Sofia Kovalevskaya




L

Susan La Flesche Picotte
Marie-Anne Pierette Lavoisier
Mary Leakey
Henrietta Swan Leavitt
Ada, Countess of Lovelace
Shannon Lucid
Eva Luckes

M

Clara Maass
Mary Eliza Mahoney
Bridget “Biddy” Mason
Barbara McClintock
Margaret Mead
Lise Meitner
Anna Maria Sibylla Merian
Maria Mitchell
Maria Montessori

N-O-P

Florence Nightingale
Antonia Novello, MD

Ellen Ochoa

Beatrix Potter
Anne Pratt
Ann Preston
Pearl Primus




Q-R

Evelyn Reed
Judith Resnik
Ellen Richards
Linda Richards
Sally Ride

S

Florence Sabin
Margaret Sanger
Mary Seacole
Anna Howard Shaw
Mary Fairfax Somerville
Susan McKinney Steward
Marie Stopes

T

Helen Brooke Taussig
Maria Telkes
Margaret Thatcher
Adah Thoms
Trotula of Salerno




U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Mary Edwards Walker
Justine Wanger
Chien-Shiung Wu

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