Women's History

Remarkable Women Crossing Boundaries

Benazir Bhutto
The first female leader of a Muslim country in centuries.

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Woman's History Benazir Bhutto 
Woman's History Rachel Carson 

Rachel Carson
A biologist known for her controversial and influential book on the effects of pesticides, Silent Spring.

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Margaret "Maggie" Gee
Aviator who served in the Women Air Force Service Pilots in WWII and research physicist.

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Woman's History Maggie Gee 
Woman's History Martha Gellhorn 

Martha Gellhorn
Novelist and war correspondent who covered chief conflicts of the twentieth century.

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Jane Goodall
Primatologist known for her ground-breaking field studies of chimpanzees and advocate for the ethical treatment of animals.

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Woman's History Jane Goodall 
Woman's History Temple Grandin 

Temple Grandin
Autistic animal behavioral scientist whose disability helped her gain insight to similar sensitivities in animals and improve conditions of the humane treatment of livestock.

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Mae Jemison
Physician, college professor, dancer, and NASA astronaut who became the first black women to travel in space.

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Woman's History Mae Jemison 
Women's History Sonia Sotomayor 

Sonia Sotomayor
First Hispanic Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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