Eleanor Roosevelt. One of the most outspoken and prominent First Ladies. Mrs. Roosevelt took a larger role in the politics of the presidency than First Ladies before her had. She was known for taking public stances on the rights of women and children and stood against racial discrimination. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -Eleanor Roosevelt
Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in 1867, in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes.
Female Math Pioneers: " Since Hypatia made her mark in ancient Alexandria, women have been changing the world with their contributions in mathematics. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting highlight the contributions of nine of the ground breaking women who did their work despite some incredible obstacles."