Mary Jackson was the first African-American woman to work as an engineer at NASA. She was also a brilliant mathematician who helped design the Saturn V rocket that launched Apollo 11 into space.
Dame Mary Cartwright was a brilliant English Mathematician who was a pioneer of the field of mathematics now known as Chaos Theory.
Maryam Mirzakhani is the only woman, and the only Iranian, to receive the Fields Medal for Mathematics for outstanding contributions to research on Riemann surfaces.
Florence was recognized as Mother of Modern Nursing and was the first female member of the Royal Statistical Society.
Annie was the first woman to be elected as a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.