Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валентина Владимировна Терешкова, IPA: [vɐlʲɪnʲˈtʲinə vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvnə tʲɪrʲɪʂˈkovə] (About this soundlisten); born 6 March 1937) is a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. Continue reading

Christine de Pisan

Christine de Pisan was the first professional female author, as a means to support three children following the death of her courtier husband in 1389. Continue reading

Russian Cosmonaut Valentina Viadimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova

Valentina Viadimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova was the first female Soviet cosmonaut in 1961 Continue reading

Mary Anning

Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was an English fossil collector, dealer, and palaeontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel at Lyme Regis in the county of Dorset in Southwest England. Continue reading

First American Woman to Motorcycle to Argentina

Catharine Rambeau, a 54-year-old grandmother from Michigan, USA was the first woman to motorcycle Continue reading

Mary Anning Discovered Pterodactyl Skeleton

Mary Anning discovered her true calling as a palaeontologist at the age of 12, upon discovering the first authenticated ichthyosaur skeleton Continue reading

Florence Nightingale Awarded Order of Merit

Florence Nightingale a British nurse was the first woman to be awarded British Order of Merit in 1907, at the age of 87. Continue reading

Italian Female Fresco Artist

Onorata Rodiani was the first female painter to create frescoes Continue reading

First Female Jet Plane Pilot

Maria Atanassova (Marija Georgieva Atanassowa) of Bulgaria, Russia was hired by Continue reading

Sculptor, Properzia de Rossi

Female Renaissance sculptor, Properzia de Rossi’s carved the bas-relief Joseph and Potiphar's Wife in 1520. Continue reading