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.
Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley
15 November 1991, American
Actress, Activist
Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975, American
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist

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

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
29 February 1822, American
Abolitionist

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

Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961, French, British, American
Socialite

Elizabeth SmartElizabeth Smart
03 November 1987, American
Activist
Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Actress

Kerry KennedyKerry Kennedy
08 September 1959, American
Human rights activist
Bea ArthurBea Arthur
13 May 1922, American
Actress

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Poet

Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress

Kate WalshKate Walsh
13 October 1967, American
Actress
Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960, American
Environmental Activist

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

Monica LewinskyMonica Lewinsky
23 July 1973, American
American Television Personality
Ali MacGrawAli MacGraw
01 April 1939, American
Actress

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model
Torrey DeVittoTorrey DeVitto
08 June 1984, American
Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Carole BaskinCarole Baskin
06 June 1961, American
Big-Cat Rights Activist
Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
24 September 1941, American
Photographer, Musician

Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
27 March 1969, American
Television Actress, Activist, Singer
Mena SuvariMena Suvari
13 February 1979, American
Actress

Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950, American
Actress

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer
Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
13 November 1969, American
Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist

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Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer
Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony
15 February 1820, American
Women’s Rights Activist

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist

Joan Chandos BaezJoan Chandos Baez
09 January 1941, American
Singer

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress
Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist
Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth
01 December 1797, American
American women's rights activist

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18 October 1956, American
Former Tennis Champion

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin
05 September 1939, American
Civil Rights Activist
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American
Journalist

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983, Canadian, American
Wrestler
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Brooke SmithBrooke Smith
22 May 1967, American
Actress
Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14 September 1879, American
Educator

Cynthia GermanottaCynthia Germanotta
30 August 1954, American
Philanthropist
Betty FordBetty Ford
08 April 1918, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator
Alyssa DiazAlyssa Diaz
07 September 1985, American
Actress

Cara BuonoCara Buono
01 March 1971, American
Actress

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
06 July 1914, Canadian, American
Businesswoman

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress

Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 
Lauren ParsekianLauren Parsekian
08 December 1986, American
Director, Activist, Actress

Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer

Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden
17 December 1969, American
Actress

Emily SwallowEmily Swallow
18 December 1979, American
Actress
Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
06 October 1917, American
Civil Rights Activist

Jazz JenningsJazz Jennings
06 October 2000, American
LGBTQ Rights Activist, Internet Personality,
Tammy BruceTammy Bruce
20 August 1962, American
Radio Host

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
09 April 1936, American
Author

Joanna CassidyJoanna Cassidy
02 August 1945, American
Actress
Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25 August 1961, American
Actress

Kennedy MontgomeryKennedy Montgomery
08 September 1972, American
Commentator
Cassidy FreemanCassidy Freeman
22 April 1982, American
Actress

Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American
Screenwriter

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

Laurie DavidLaurie David
22 March 1958, American
Environmental Activist
Beth Ostrosky SternBeth Ostrosky Stern
15 July 1972, American
Actress

Betty FriedanBetty Friedan
04 February 1921, American
Feminist, Writer

Essence AtkinsEssence Atkins
07 February 1972, American
Actress

Annie StarkeAnnie Starke
26 April 1988, American
Actor
Kate BolduanKate Bolduan
28 July 1983, American
Journalist
Chirlane McCrayChirlane McCray
29 November 1954, American
Writer, Social Activist

Lola Van WagenenLola Van Wagenen
30 November 1938, American
Historian, Activist

Alexandra PaulAlexandra Paul
29 July 1963, American
Actress

Anne-Marie JohnsonAnne-Marie Johnson
18 July 1960, American
Actress
Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Mary WilliamsMary Williams
13 October 1967, American
Activist

Emma GonzalezEmma Gonzalez
1999 AD, American
Gun Control Activists

Michelle MalkinMichelle Malkin
20 October 1970, American
Blogger

Jane AddamsJane Addams
06 September 1860, American
 
Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton
12 November 1815, American
Women’s Rights Activist
Denise NicholasDenise Nicholas
12 July 1944, American
Actress

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 
Pearl BuckPearl Buck
26 June 1892, American
American writer
Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
29 April 1917, American
Actress