Social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra, India. A pioneer of India’s feminist movement, Savitrabai Phule founded 18 schools for women, protected vulnerable child widows, and dedicated her life to helping ‘untouchables’.
More than just a pretty face. Famed for her beauty, Hedy Lamarr also contributed to the development of Wifi, GPS and Bluetooth, thanks to her invention of a frequency hopping device.
Irelands rebel Countess. Constance Markievicz dedicated her life the Ireland's republican cause and helping the poor. She played a key role in the Easter rising and was the first woman elected to the UK Parliament.
Computer science is dominated by men, yet the first computer program was written by a woman. Ada Lovelace was a remarkable woman with a short but remarkable life. A prophet of the computer age, she is an inspiration for all women in STEM.
Committed to ensuring all people had a voice in the courts of law. Oxford University’s first female law graduate, India's first woman advocate, Cornelia Sorabji helped hundreds of women and orphans stand up in court.