Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673) was one of the first prolific female science writers. As the author of approximately 14 scientific or quasi-scientific books, she helped to popularize some of the most important ideas of the scientific revolution, including the competing vitalistic and mechanistic natural philosophies and atomism.
WIKIPEDIA: Rachel Louise Carson (May 1907 – April was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.
Dame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst September 1880 – 13 February was a suffragette. A co-founder of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), she directed its militant actions from exile in France from 1912 to