Rosalyn Sussman Yalow - American medical physicist who was co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Medicine/Physiology in 1977 for the development of radioimmunoassay. She wanted to go to medical school but she was a woman and Jewish and was advise
Shirin Ebadi, b. For her efforts to promote democracy and human rights, especially those of women and children in Iran, Shirin Ebadi received the Nobel Prize for Peace in She was the first Muslim woman and the first Iranian to receive the award.
Wish She Was Still There Wangari Maathai ~ Nobel Peace prize winner for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace." & Kenyan environmental and political activist founder of the Green Belt Movement
Lise Meitner was an Austrian physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize