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Clarisse Doris Hellman

C. Doris Hellman’s study of Johannes Kepler and other Renaissance scientists made her one of the first professional historians of science in the US.

Carolyn G. Heilbrun

Carolyn G. Heilbrun lived two rich and full lives, one as an esteemed scholar of modern British literature, the other as the popular mystery writer Amanda Cross.

Jane Harman

Using the slogan, “This woman will clean House,” Jane Harman won the first of her nine terms as a congresswoman before becoming the first woman president and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Gloria Feldt

Driven by her own experiences as a teenage mother, Gloria Feldt became an advocate for women's rights and reproductive choice, leading Planned Parenthood for a decade.

Lillian Fuchs

While Lillian Fuchs was also a gifted teacher and composer, she is best remembered for her soulful viola performances, which inspired composers to create pieces specifically for her.

Frieda Fromm-Reichmann

A gifted therapist immortalized by her former patient in the novel I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Frieda Fromm-Reichmann found new and innovative ways to treat schizophrenics.

Else Frenkel-Brunswik

Forced to flee pogroms in her childhood and the Anschluss as an adult, Else Frenkel-Brunswik strove to understand the psychological roots of racism.

Amelia Greenwald

Amelia Greenwald focused her career in public health nursing on training other nurses and creating infrastructure in war-ravaged Europe.

Emma Leon Gottheil

As a translator, Emma Leon Gottheil helped spread the ideals of Zionism across America, but as founder of the Women’s League for Palestine, she helped turn those ideals into practical reality.

Vivian Gornick

Vivian Gornick chronicled her own feminist awakening and that of the country through both her journalism for the Village Voice and her powerful memoirs.

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