1. Marie Curie
Birthday: 07 November 1867
Born In: Warsaw, Poland
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Famous As: The First Woman to Win a Nobel Prize
After becoming the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, Marie Curie went on to win another Nobel Prize and became the first person to win the prestigious prize twice. She was also the first woman to work as a professor at the University of Paris.
Birthday: 01 July 1961
Born In: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Sun Sign: Cancer
Famous As: First Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales
Widely known as ‘People's Princess', Diana inspired many by working tirelessly for the benefit of mankind. From spreading awareness of conditions like HIV/AIDS, cancer, and leprosy to fighting for the ban on landmines, Diana touched the lives of many.
Birthday: 24 July 1897
Born In: Atchison, Kansas, United States
Sun Sign: Leo
Famous As: The First Female Aviator to Fly Solo Across the Atlantic Ocean
The first female pilot to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart played a key role in the formation of ‘The Ninety-Nines: International Organization of Women Pilots'. She continues to inspire women to do things never been done before by women.
4. Clara Barton
Birthday: 25 December 1821
Born In: North Oxford, Oxford, Massachusetts, United States
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Famous As: American Nurse Who Founded the American Red Cross
Wanting to serve her country, Clara Barton provided self-taught nursing care to the wounded soldiers during the American Civil War. She founded The American Red Cross (ARC), which continues to offer services and development programs.
5. Jane Goodall
Birthday: 03 April 1934
Born In: London, England, United Kingdom
Sun Sign: Aries
Famous As: English Primatologist and Anthropologist Who is Considered World's Foremost Expert on Chimpanzees
Jane Goodall’s 55-year study on chimpanzee behavior led to major discoveries in the field of primatology. Her passion for her work has inspired young women to pursue career in science.