Throughout history, there have been many American women activists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great American female activists such as Angelina Jolie, Betty White, Hillary Clinton, Rosa Parks, Shailene Woodley.
Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975, American
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley
15 November 1991, American
Actress, Activist

Candace OwensCandace Owens
29 April 1989, American
Political Activist, Commentator

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
1820 AD, American
 
Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader

Monica LewinskyMonica Lewinsky
23 July 1973, American
American Television Personality

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Actress

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress
Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961, French, British, American
Socialite

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model
Bea ArthurBea Arthur
13 May 1922, American
Actress

Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone
04 October 1976, American
 

Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Civil Rights Activist
Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer
Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
24 September 1941, American
Photographer, Musician

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
27 March 1969, American
Television Actress, Activist, Singer

Ali MacGrawAli MacGraw
01 April 1939, American
Actress
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960, American
Environmental Activist

Torrey DeVittoTorrey DeVitto
08 June 1984, American
Actress

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist
Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18 October 1956, American
Former Tennis Champion
Mena SuvariMena Suvari
13 February 1979, American
Actress

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress

Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 
Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor

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Mika CamarenaMika Camarena
1948 AD, American
Activist, wife of late DEA agent Kiki Camarena

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Jazz JenningsJazz Jennings
06 October 2000, American
LGBTQ Rights Activist, Internet Personality,

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983, Canadian, American
Wrestler
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14 September 1879, American
Birth Control Activist

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress
Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony
15 February 1820, American
Women’s Rights Activist

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress
Cara BuonoCara Buono
01 March 1971, American
Actress

Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer
Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth
01 December 1797, American
American women's rights activist

Michelle MalkinMichelle Malkin
20 October 1970, American
Blogger

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Essence AtkinsEssence Atkins
07 February 1972, American
Actress
Lola Van WagenenLola Van Wagenen
30 November 1938, American
Historian, Activist

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
06 July 1914, Canadian, American
Businesswoman

Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden
17 December 1969, American
Actress

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress
Jane AddamsJane Addams
06 September 1860, American
 

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American
Journalist
Anne-Marie JohnsonAnne-Marie Johnson
18 July 1960, American
Actress

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
13 November 1969, American
Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist

Andrea TantarosAndrea Tantaros
30 December 1978, American
Political Analyst
Alyssa DiazAlyssa Diaz
07 September 1985, American
Actress

Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American
Screenwriter
Joanna CassidyJoanna Cassidy
02 August 1945, American
Actress

Alexandra PaulAlexandra Paul
29 July 1963, American
Actress

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25 August 1961, American
Actress
Elizabeth JaggerElizabeth Jagger
02 March 1984, American
Model

Jorja FoxJorja Fox
07 July 1968, American
Actress
Malese JowMalese Jow
18 February 1991, American
Actress

Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator

Laurie DavidLaurie David
22 March 1958, American
Environmental Activist

Mary Harris JonesMary Harris Jones
01 August 1837, American
Labor and Community Organizer
Abigail FolgerAbigail Folger
11 August 1943, American
Business Women
Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer

Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton
12 November 1815, American
Women’s Rights Activist

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer
Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
06 September 1936, American
Actress

Denise NicholasDenise Nicholas
12 July 1944, American
Actress

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Cassidy FreemanCassidy Freeman
22 April 1982, American
Actress

Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin
05 September 1939, American
Civil Rights Activist
Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
29 April 1917, American
Actress
Annie StarkeAnnie Starke
26 April 1988, American
Actor

Cassie ScerboCassie Scerbo
30 March 1990, American
Actress

Betty FriedanBetty Friedan
04 February 1921, American
Feminist, Writer
Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939, Hong Konger, American
Actress

Emily SwallowEmily Swallow
18 December 1979, American
Actress
Alice PaulAlice Paul
11 January 1885, American
Suffragist and Feminist

Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
06 October 1917, American
Civil Rights Activist

Jeannette RankinJeannette Rankin
11 June 1880, American
First Woman Elected to U.S Congress

Columba BushColumba Bush
17 August 1953, Mexican, American
Philanthropist
Carré OtisCarré Otis
28 September 1968, American
Model

Kate BolduanKate Bolduan
28 July 1983, American
Journalist
Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Viola LiuzzoViola Liuzzo
11 April 1925, American
Civil Rights Activist
Mary FrannMary Frann
27 February 1943, American
Actress

Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller
23 May 1810, American
 
Pamelyn FerdinPamelyn Ferdin
04 February 1959, American
Actress, Animal Rights Activist