Throughout history, there have been many women chemists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female chemists such as Marie Curie, Rosalind Franklin, Irène Joliot-Curie, Dorothy Hodgkin, Stephanie Kwolek.The women chemists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Marie CurieMarie Curie
(First woman to win a Nobel Prize)

07 November 1867

Polish

Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin
(Chemist)

25 July 1920

British

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
(Chemist)

12 September 1897

French

Dorothy HodgkinDorothy Hodgkin
(Biochemist)

12 May 1910

British

Stephanie KwolekStephanie Kwolek
(Chemist)

31 July 1923

American

Gertrude B. ElionGertrude B. Elion
(Biochemist, Pharmacologist)

23 January 1918

American

Ada YonathAda Yonath
(Scientist)

22 June 1939

Israeli

Tu YouyouTu Youyou
(chemist, pharmacologist, inventor, university teacher)

30 December 1930

Chinese

Clara ImmerwahrClara Immerwahr
(Chemist, Feminist)

21 June 1870

Ellen Swallow RichardsEllen Swallow Richards
(Chemist, University teacher, Economist)

03 December 1842

American

Shannon LucidShannon Lucid
(Astronaut, Chemist)

14 January 1943

American

Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
(Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician)

30 September 1908

German

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Catherine ColemanCatherine Coleman
(Chemist, Air force officer, Astronaut, Engineer)

14 December 1960

American

Maud MentenMaud Menten
(Chemist, Physician, Biochemist)

20 March 1879

Canadian

Susan SolomonSusan Solomon
(chemist)

19 January 1956

American