Mary Wollstonecraft 1759 - 1797 Mary Wollstonecraft wrote the most significant book in the early feminist movement. Her tract “A Vindication of the Rights of Women” laid down a clear moral and practical basis for extending human and political rights to women. - A true pioneer in the struggle for female suffrage.
Lynn Nottage. Her pulitzer prize winning play, Ruined, is one of the most important works of the 21st century, and helped me realize why we still need feminism today: to advocate for female equality, and to put an end to sexual violence at home, and especially in war-torn countries.
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) Writer, feminist and philosopher, first woman to articulate the gap between the rights of man and rights of women. In 1792 she wrote her book, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is still a powerful tract today. Her daughter, of course, was Mary Shelley, the famous author of Frankenstein