Discover the Women of the Hall

These are the Inductees of the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Select any of the women to discover their stories and learn how they have influenced other women and this country.

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Faye Glenn AbdellahFaye Glenn Abdellah Science 1919 New York 2000

Tenley AlbrightTenley Albright Athletics, Science 1935 Massachusetts 2015

Dorothy H. AndersenDorothy H. Andersen Science 1901 North Carolina 2001

Virginia ApgarVirginia Apgar Science 1909 New Jersey 1995

Ann BancroftAnn Bancroft Education, Science 1955 Minnesota 1995

Clara BartonClara Barton Science 1821 Massachusetts 1973

Eleanor K. BaumEleanor K. Baum Education, Science 1940 New York 2007

Ruth Fulton BenedictRuth Fulton Benedict Science 1887 New York 2005

Elizabeth BlackwellElizabeth Blackwell Science 1821 England 1973

Emily BlackwellEmily Blackwell Science 1826 England 1993

Mary BreckinridgeMary Breckinridge Science 1881 Tennessee 1995

Annie Jump CannonAnnie Jump Cannon Science 1863 Delaware 1994

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson Science 1907 Pennsylvania 1973

Jacqueline CochranJacqueline Cochran Science 1906 1993

Mildred CohnMildred Cohn Science 1913 New York 2009

Bessie ColemanBessie Coleman Science 1892 Texas 2001

Eileen CollinsEileen Collins Science 1956 New York 1995

Rita Rossi ColwellRita Rossi Colwell Science 1934 Massachusetts 2005

Gerty Theresa Radnitz CoriGerty Theresa Radnitz Cori Science 1896 Czech Republic 1998

Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas Science 1890 Minnesota 2000

Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart Science 1897 Kansas 1973

Sylvia A. EarleSylvia A. Earle Science 1935 New Jersey 2000

Gertrude Belle ElionGertrude Belle Elion Science 1918 null 1991

Alice EvansAlice Evans Science 1881 null 1993

Loretta C. FordLoretta C. Ford Science 1920 New York 2011

Helen Murray FreeHelen Murray Free Science 1923 Pennsylvania 2011

Ina May GaskinIna May Gaskin Science 1940 Iowa 2013

Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth Science 1878 California 1995

Maria Goeppert-MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer Science 1906 Germany 1996

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin Education, Humanities, Science 1947 Massachusetts 2017

Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton Science 1869 Indiana 1973

Beatrice A. HicksBeatrice A. Hicks Science 1919 New Jersey 2001

Grace HopperGrace Hopper Science 1906 New York 1994

Barbara IglewskiBarbara Iglewski Science 1938 Pennsylvania 2015

Shirley Ann JacksonShirley Ann Jackson Education, Science 1946 District of Columbia 1998

Mary Putnam JacobiMary Putnam Jacobi Science 1842 null 1993

Mae JemisonMae Jemison Science 1956 1993

Frances Oldham KelseyFrances Oldham Kelsey Science 1914 Canada 2000

Elisabeth Kübler-RossElisabeth Kübler-Ross Science 1926 Switzerland 2007

Stephanie L. KwolekStephanie L. Kwolek Science 1923 Pennsylvania 2003

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh Arts, Science 1906 1996

Shannon W. LucidShannon W. Lucid Science 1943 China 1998

Mary MahoneyMary Mahoney Science 1845 Massachusetts 1993

Philippa MarrackPhilippa Marrack Science 1945 United Kingdom 2015

Barbara McClintockBarbara McClintock Science 1902 null 1986

Louise McManusLouise McManus Science 1896 null 1994

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead Science 1901 null 1976

Maria MitchellMaria Mitchell Science 1818 Massachusetts 1994

Antonia NovelloAntonia Novello Government, Science 1944 Puerto Rico 1994

Ruth PatrickRuth Patrick Science 1907 Kansas 2009

Mary Engle PenningtonMary Engle Pennington Science 1872 Tennessee 2002

Judith L. PipherJudith L. Pipher Education, Science 1940 Canada 2007

Ellen Swallow RichardsEllen Swallow Richards Science 1842 null 1993

Linda RichardsLinda Richards Science 1841 null 1994

Sally RideSally Ride Science 1951 California 1988

Janet D. RowleyJanet D. Rowley Science 1925 New York 2017

Florence SabinFlorence Sabin Science 1871 Colorado 1973

Blanche Stuart ScottBlanche Stuart Scott Science 1889 New York 2005

Florence B. SeibertFlorence B. Seibert Science 1897 null 1990

Susan SolomonSusan Solomon Science 1956 Illinois 2009

Nettie StevensNettie Stevens Science 1861 Vermont 1994

Helen Brooke TaussigHelen Brooke Taussig Science 1898 Massachusetts 1973

Florence WaldFlorence Wald Science 1916 New York 1998

Lillian WaldLillian Wald Science 1867 Ohio 1993

Mary Edwards WalkerMary Edwards Walker Philanthropy, Science 1832 New York 2000

Emily Howell WarnerEmily Howell Warner Science 1939 Colorado 2001

Annie Dodge WaunekaAnnie Dodge Wauneka Science 1910 Arizona 2000

Sheila E. WidnallSheila E. Widnall Education, Government, Science 1938 Washington 2003

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu Science 1912 China 1998

Rosalyn S. YalowRosalyn S. Yalow Science 1921 New York 1993