Throughout history, there have been many Italian women scientists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Italian female scientists such as Maria Montessori, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Fabiola Gianotti, Chiara Nappi.
Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator
Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
22 April 1909, Italian
Neurologist

Maria Gaetana AgnesiMaria Gaetana Agnesi
16 May 1718, Italian
Mathematician, Philosopher, Theologian

Fabiola GianottiFabiola Gianotti
29 October 1962, Italian
physicist

Chiara NappiChiara Nappi
Italian
 

Laura BassiLaura Bassi
31 October 1711, Italian
Italian physicist, Academic
Margherita HackMargherita Hack
12 June 1922, Italian
Astrophysicist