1.Hansa Jivraj Mehta was the first woman Vice Chancellor
of S.N.D.T.Women’s University.
2.Dr. Aban Mistry is one of India’s first woman Tabla player.
3.Kishwar Zubin Nasreen is the first Muslim woman head of
Department of Sanskrit at Allahabad Uuniversity.
4.Clara Barton, known as the ”Angel of Battlefield” was an
educator , nurse and founder of the ” American Red Cross”
5.Janet Yellen is an American economist. She is the Chairperson
of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
6.Jayadevi Taayi Ligade is a prominent woman writer of
Kannada. She was the first President of 48th Kannada
Sahitya Parishattu.(meeting of kannada writers)
7.Mahadevi Verma was an outstanding Hindi poetess
and a freedom fighter. She was a women’s activist and
educationist. She was the Principal and then vice
Chancellor of Prayag Mahila Vidyapeeth, a weman’s
residential college in Allahabad. She is widely regarded
as Modern Meera.
8.Hydna of Scione was an ancient Greek swimmer and diver
given credit for the destruction of the Persian navy around
9.Veronica Mitshelle was the first female President of Chile,
from 2006 to 2010. In December 2013, she was re-elected
as President of Chile, with over 62% of vote and she was the
first person since 1932 to win the Presidency of her country
twice in competitive elections. She was also the first executive
director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality
and the Empowerment of Women.(U.N.Women.)
10.Caroline Herschel was a German astronomer,
(1750 to 1848).She was the first female scientist
to discover several comets and nebulae.
11.Julia Tuttle(B:January 22, 1849; D:September 14,
1898)was an American business woman. She was
responsible for and the original owner of the land
upon which Miami, Florida was built.She is called
the ”Mother of Miami” She is the only woman to
found a major American city.