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 Abdellah Faye Glenn Abdellah Science Learn More

Bella Abzug Bella Abzug Government Learn More

Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Humanities Learn More

Jane Addams Jane Addams Humanities Learn More

Tenley Albright Tenley Albright Athletics, Science Learn More

Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott Arts Learn More

Florence Ellinwood Allen Florence Ellinwood Allen Government Learn More

Linda G. Alvarado Linda G. Alvarado Business Learn More

Dorothy H. Andersen Dorothy H. Andersen Science Learn More

Marian Anderson Marian Anderson Arts Learn More

Ethel Percy Andrus Ethel Percy Andrus Humanities Learn More

Maya Angelou Maya Angelou Arts Learn More

Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony Humanities Learn More

Virginia Apgar Virginia Apgar Science Learn More

Ella Baker Ella Baker Humanities Learn More

Lucille Ball Lucille Ball Arts, Business Learn More

Ann Bancroft Ann Bancroft Education, Science Learn More

Clara Barton Clara Barton Science Learn More

Eleanor K. Baum Eleanor K. Baum Education, Science Learn More

Ruth Fulton Benedict Ruth Fulton Benedict Science Learn More

Mary McLeod Bethune Mary McLeod Bethune Education Learn More

Antoinette Blackwell Antoinette Blackwell Humanities Learn More

Amelia Bloomer Amelia Bloomer Humanities Learn More

Margaret Bourke-White Margaret Bourke-White Arts Learn More

Lydia Moss Bradley Lydia Moss Bradley Business, Philanthropy Learn More

Myra Bradwell Myra Bradwell Government Learn More

Mary Breckinridge Mary Breckinridge Science Learn More

Nancy Brinker Nancy Brinker Philanthropy Learn More

Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks Arts Learn More

Pearl S. Buck Pearl S. Buck Arts Learn More

Betty Bumpers Betty Bumpers Humanities Learn More

Charlotte Anne Bunch Charlotte Anne Bunch Education, Humanities Learn More

Annie Jump Cannon Annie Jump Cannon Science Learn More

Rachel Carson Rachel Carson Science Learn More

Eleanor Rosalynn Smith Carter Eleanor Rosalynn Smith Carter Humanities Learn More

Mary Ann Shadd Cary Mary Ann Shadd Cary Humanities Learn More

Mary Cassatt Mary Cassatt Arts Learn More

Willa Cather Willa Cather Arts Learn More

Carrie Chapman Catt Carrie Chapman Catt Humanities Learn More

Julia Child Julia Child Arts Learn More

Lydia Maria Child Lydia Maria Child Humanities Learn More

Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm Government Learn More

Hillary Rodham Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Government Learn More

Elizabeth Jane Cochran Elizabeth Jane Cochran Arts Learn More

Mildred Cohn Mildred Cohn Science Learn More

Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman Science Learn More

Eileen Collins Eileen Collins Science Learn More

Ruth Colvin Ruth Colvin Education Learn More

Rita Rossi Colwell Rita Rossi Colwell Science Learn More

Joan Ganz Cooney Joan Ganz Cooney Arts, Business, Education Learn More

Matilda Raffa Cuomo Matilda Raffa Cuomo Education, Government, Humanities, Philanthropy Learn More

Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis Humanities Learn More

Dorothy Day Dorothy Day Humanities Learn More

Marian de Forest Marian de Forest Arts, Humanities Learn More

Donna de Varona Donna de Varona Athletics Learn More

Karen DeCrow Karen DeCrow Government, Humanities Learn More

Emma Smith DeVoe Emma Smith DeVoe Humanities Learn More

Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson Arts Learn More

Dorothea Dix Dorothea Dix Humanities Learn More

Elizabeth Hanford Dole Elizabeth Hanford Dole Government, Humanities Learn More

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Marjory Stoneman Douglas Science Learn More

St. Katharine Drexel St. Katharine Drexel Humanities Learn More

Anne Dallas Dudley Anne Dallas Dudley Humanities Learn More

Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart Science Learn More

Sylvia A. Earle Sylvia A. Earle Science Learn More

Crystal Eastman Crystal Eastman Humanities Learn More

Mary Baker Eddy Mary Baker Eddy Humanities Learn More

Marian Wright Edelman Marian Wright Edelman Humanities Learn More

Gertrude Gertrude "Trudy" Ederle Athletics Learn More

Dorothy Harrison Eustis Dorothy Harrison Eustis Philanthropy Learn More

Geraldine Ferraro Geraldine Ferraro Government Learn More

Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Arts Learn More

Betty Ford Betty Ford Humanities Learn More

Loretta C. Ford Loretta C. Ford Science Learn More

Abby Kelley Foster Abby Kelley Foster Humanities Learn More

Helen Murray Free Helen Murray Free Science Learn More

Betty Friedan Betty Friedan Humanities Learn More

Margaret Fuller Margaret Fuller Arts Learn More

Matilda Joslyn Gage Matilda Joslyn Gage Humanities Learn More

Ina May Gaskin Ina May Gaskin Science Learn More

Althea Gibson Althea Gibson Athletics Learn More

Lillian Moller Gilbreth Lillian Moller Gilbreth Science Learn More

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Charlotte Perkins Gilman Arts Learn More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ruth Bader Ginsburg Government Learn More

Katharine Graham Katharine Graham Arts, Business Learn More

Martha Graham Martha Graham Arts Learn More

Temple Grandin Temple Grandin Education, Humanities, Science Learn More

Ella Grasso Ella Grasso Government Learn More

Marcia Greenberger Marcia Greenberger Humanities Learn More

Martha Wright Griffiths Martha Wright Griffiths Government Learn More

Sarah Grimké Sarah Grimké Humanities Learn More

Fannie Lou Hamer Fannie Lou Hamer Humanities Learn More

Alice Hamilton Alice Hamilton Science Learn More

Lorraine Hansberry Lorraine Hansberry Arts, Humanities Learn More

Patricia Roberts Harris Patricia Roberts Harris Government Learn More

Dorothy Height Dorothy Height Education, Humanities Learn More

Beatrice A. Hicks Beatrice A. Hicks Science Learn More

Barbara Holdridge Barbara Holdridge Arts, Business Learn More

Billie Holiday Billie Holiday Arts Learn More

Jeanne Holm Jeanne Holm Government Learn More

Bertha Holt Bertha Holt Humanities Learn More

Grace Hopper Grace Hopper Science Learn More

Julia Ward Howe Julia Ward Howe Humanities Learn More

Dolores Huerta Dolores Huerta Humanities Learn More

Helen LaKelly Hunt Helen LaKelly Hunt Philanthropy Learn More

Swanee Hunt Swanee Hunt Philanthropy Learn More

Zora Neale Hurston Zora Neale Hurston Arts Learn More

Barbara Iglewski Barbara Iglewski Science Learn More

Shirley Ann Jackson Shirley Ann Jackson Education, Science Learn More

Victoria Jackson Victoria Jackson Business, Philanthropy Learn More

Frances Wisebart Jacobs Frances Wisebart Jacobs Philanthropy Learn More

Helen Keller Helen Keller Education Learn More

Susan Kelly-Dreiss Susan Kelly-Dreiss Humanities Learn More

Leontine T.C. Kelly Leontine T.C. Kelly Humanities Learn More

Jean Kilbourne Jean Kilbourne Humanities Learn More

Billie Jean King Billie Jean King Athletics Learn More

Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King Humanities Learn More

Julie Krone Julie Krone Athletics Learn More

Stephanie L. Kwolek Stephanie L. Kwolek Science Learn More

Susette La Flesche Susette La Flesche Humanities Learn More

Winona LaDuke Winona LaDuke Humanities Learn More

Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange Arts Learn More

Carlotta Walls LaNier Carlotta Walls LaNier Humanities Learn More

Sherry Lansing Sherry Lansing Arts, Business, Humanities, Philanthropy Learn More

Allie B. Latimer Allie B. Latimer Government Learn More

Emma Lazarus Emma Lazarus Arts Learn More

Lilly Ledbetter Lilly Ledbetter Humanities Learn More

Mildred Robbins Leet Mildred Robbins Leet Philanthropy Learn More

Maya Y. Lin Maya Y. Lin Arts Learn More

Patricia A. Locke Patricia A. Locke Education Learn More

Juliette Gordon Low Juliette Gordon Low Humanities Learn More

Clare Boothe Luce Clare Boothe Luce Arts, Government, Humanities, Philanthropy Learn More

Mary Mahoney Mary Mahoney Science Learn More

Wilma Mankiller Wilma Mankiller Humanities Learn More

Katharine Dexter McCormick Katharine Dexter McCormick Humanities, Philanthropy Learn More

Barbara A. Mikulski Barbara A. Mikulski Government Learn More

Kate Millett Kate Millett Arts, Education, Humanities Learn More

Patsy Takemoto Mink Patsy Takemoto Mink Government Learn More

Maria Mitchell Maria Mitchell Science Learn More

Aimée Mullins Aimée Mullins Arts, Athletics, Humanities, Philanthropy Learn More

Carol A. Mutter Carol A. Mutter Government, Humanities Learn More

Antonia Novello Antonia Novello Government, Science Learn More

Sandra Day O'Connor Sandra Day O'Connor Government Learn More

Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe Arts Learn More

Annie Oakley Annie Oakley Arts Learn More

Rosa Parks Rosa Parks Humanities Learn More

Ruth Patrick Ruth Patrick Science Learn More

Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi Government Learn More

Mary Engle Pennington Mary Engle Pennington Science Learn More

Frances Perkins Frances Perkins Government Learn More

Rebecca Talbot Perkins Rebecca Talbot Perkins Humanities Learn More

Esther Peterson Esther Peterson Humanities Learn More

Jeannette Rankin Jeannette Rankin Government Learn More

Janet Reno Janet Reno Government Learn More

Sally Ride Sally Ride Science Learn More

Rozanne L. Ridgway Rozanne L. Ridgway Government Learn More

Edith Nourse Rogers Edith Nourse Rogers Government Learn More

Mother Mary Joseph Rogers, MM Mother Mary Joseph Rogers, MM Humanities Learn More

Janet D. Rowley Janet D. Rowley Science Learn More

Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph Athletics Learn More

Mary Harriman Rumsey Mary Harriman Rumsey Humanities Learn More

Florence Sabin Florence Sabin Science Learn More

Sacagawea Sacajawea / Sakakawea Sacagawea Sacajawea / Sakakawea Humanities Learn More

Bernice Resnick Sandler Bernice Resnick Sandler Education, Humanities Learn More

Katherine Siva Saubel Katherine Siva Saubel Arts, Education, Humanities Learn More

Betty Bone Schiess Betty Bone Schiess Humanities Learn More

Anna Jacobson Schwartz Anna Jacobson Schwartz Business Learn More

Felice N. Schwartz Felice N. Schwartz Business Learn More

Blanche Stuart Scott Blanche Stuart Scott Science Learn More

Donna E. Shalala Donna E. Shalala Education, Government Learn More

Catherine Filene Shouse Catherine Filene Shouse Arts, Philanthropy Learn More

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Eunice Kennedy Shriver Humanities Learn More

Muriel Siebert Muriel Siebert Business Learn More

Beverly Sills Beverly Sills Arts Learn More

Eleanor Smeal Eleanor Smeal Humanities Learn More

Bessie Smith Bessie Smith Arts Learn More

Margaret Chase Smith Margaret Chase Smith Government Learn More

Sophia Smith Sophia Smith Education, Philanthropy Learn More

Hannah Greenebaum Solomon Hannah Greenebaum Solomon Humanities Learn More

Susan Solomon Susan Solomon Science Learn More

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton Humanities Learn More

Gloria Steinem Gloria Steinem Humanities Learn More

Helen Stephens Helen Stephens Athletics Learn More

Nettie Stevens Nettie Stevens Science Learn More

Lucy Stone Lucy Stone Humanities Learn More

Kate Stoneman Kate Stoneman Government Learn More

Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stowe Arts Learn More

Harriet Williams Russell Strong Harriet Williams Russell Strong Business Learn More

Anne Sullivan Anne Sullivan Education Learn More

Henrietta Szold Henrietta Szold Humanities Learn More

Mary Burnett Talbert Mary Burnett Talbert Humanities Learn More

Maria Tallchief Maria Tallchief Arts Learn More

Ida Tarbell Ida Tarbell Arts Learn More

Helen Brooke Taussig Helen Brooke Taussig Science Learn More

Sojourner Truth Sojourner Truth Humanities Learn More

Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman Humanities Learn More

Wilma L. Vaught Wilma L. Vaught Government Learn More

Florence Wald Florence Wald Science Learn More

Lillian Wald Lillian Wald Science Learn More

Madam C. J. Walker Madam C. J. Walker Business Learn More

Mary Edwards Walker Mary Edwards Walker Philanthropy, Science Learn More

Emily Howell Warner Emily Howell Warner Science Learn More

Mercy Otis Warren Mercy Otis Warren Arts Learn More

Alice Waters Alice Waters Business, Education, Humanities, Philanthropy Learn More

Faye Wattleton Faye Wattleton Humanities Learn More

Annie Dodge Wauneka Annie Dodge Wauneka Science Learn More

Angelina Grimké Weld Angelina Grimké Weld Humanities Learn More

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Ida B. Wells-Barnett Arts, Humanities Learn More

Eudora Welty Eudora Welty Arts Learn More

Edith Wharton Edith Wharton Arts Learn More

Sheila E. Widnall Sheila E. Widnall Education, Government, Science Learn More

Emma Hart Willard Emma Hart Willard Education Learn More

Frances E. Willard Frances E. Willard Humanities Learn More

Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Arts, Business, Philanthropy Learn More

Sarah Winnemucca Sarah Winnemucca Humanities Learn More

Victoria Woodhull Victoria Woodhull Humanities Learn More

Martha Coffin Pelham Wright Martha Coffin Pelham Wright Humanities Learn More

Rosalyn S. Yalow Rosalyn S. Yalow Science Learn More

Gloria Yerkovich Gloria Yerkovich Humanities Learn More

Mildred Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias Athletics Learn More