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.
Candace OwensCandace Owens
29 April 1989, American
Political Activist, Commentator
Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961, French, British, American
Socialite

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975, American
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress

Kerry KennedyKerry Kennedy
08 September 1959, American
Human rights activist

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader
Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone
04 October 1976, American
 

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley
15 November 1991, American
Actress, Activist
Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
29 February 1822, American
Abolitionist

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress
Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Activist

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

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
13 May 1922, American
Actress

Monica LewinskyMonica Lewinsky
23 July 1973, American
American Television Personality

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Poet

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress
Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960, American
Environmental Activist

Chirlane McCrayChirlane McCray
29 November 1954, American
Writer, Social Activist
Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
27 March 1969, American
Television Actress, Activist, Singer

Betty FriedanBetty Friedan
04 February 1921, American
Feminist, Writer

Ali MacGrawAli MacGraw
01 April 1939, American
Actress
Torrey DeVittoTorrey DeVitto
08 June 1984, American
Actress

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
24 September 1941, American
Photographer, Musician
Mena SuvariMena Suvari
13 February 1979, American
Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author
Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony
15 February 1820, American
Women’s Rights Activist

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Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14 September 1879, American
Educator
Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Cara BuonoCara Buono
01 March 1971, American
Actress
Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress
Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Denise NicholasDenise Nicholas
12 July 1944, American
Actress

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American
Journalist
Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18 October 1956, American
Former Tennis Champion

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Elizabeth SmartElizabeth Smart
03 November 1987, American
Activist

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor

Laurie DavidLaurie David
22 March 1958, American
Environmental Activist
Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 

Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American
Screenwriter
Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress

Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer

Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth
01 December 1797, American
American women's rights activist
Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939, Hong Konger, American
Actress

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer
Emily SwallowEmily Swallow
18 December 1979, American
Actress

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983, Canadian, American
Wrestler

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress

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

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
13 November 1969, American
Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist
Michelle MalkinMichelle Malkin
20 October 1970, American
Blogger

Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden
17 December 1969, American
Actress

Abigail FolgerAbigail Folger
11 August 1943, American
Business Women

Cynthia GermanottaCynthia Germanotta
30 August 1954, American
Philanthropist
Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin
05 September 1939, American
Civil Rights Activist

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25 August 1961, American
Actress
Alyssa DiazAlyssa Diaz
07 September 1985, American
Actress

Tammy BruceTammy Bruce
20 August 1962, American
Radio Host

Lola Van WagenenLola Van Wagenen
30 November 1938, American
Historian, Activist
Jazz JenningsJazz Jennings
06 October 2000, American
LGBTQ Rights Activist, Internet Personality,

Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator
Betty FordBetty Ford
08 April 1918, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Malese JowMalese Jow
18 February 1991, American
Actress

Essence AtkinsEssence Atkins
07 February 1972, American
Actress
Joanna CassidyJoanna Cassidy
02 August 1945, American
Actress

Cassidy FreemanCassidy Freeman
22 April 1982, American
Actress
Anne-Marie JohnsonAnne-Marie Johnson
18 July 1960, American
Actress

Kate BolduanKate Bolduan
28 July 1983, American
Journalist

Jorja FoxJorja Fox
07 July 1968, American
Actress

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 
Jill SteinJill Stein
14 May 1950, American
Physician
Andrea TantarosAndrea Tantaros
30 December 1978, American
Political Analyst

Viola LiuzzoViola Liuzzo
11 April 1925, American
Civil Rights Activist

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
06 July 1914, Canadian, American
Businesswoman

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton
12 November 1815, American
Women’s Rights Activist
Elizabeth JaggerElizabeth Jagger
02 March 1984, American
Model

Jane AddamsJane Addams
06 September 1860, American
 

Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
06 September 1936, American
Actress

Alexandra PaulAlexandra Paul
29 July 1963, American
Actress
Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

Mary FrannMary Frann
27 February 1943, American
Actress
Columba BushColumba Bush
17 August 1953, Mexican, American
Philanthropist

Alice PaulAlice Paul
11 January 1885, American
Suffragist and Feminist
Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator
Annie StarkeAnnie Starke
26 April 1988, American
Actor