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
07 November 1867, French, Polish
First woman to win a Nobel Prize
Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin
25 July 1920, British
Chemist

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
12 September 1897, French
Chemist

Dorothy HodgkinDorothy Hodgkin
12 May 1910, British
Biochemist

Stephanie KwolekStephanie Kwolek
31 July 1923, American
Chemist

Gertrude B. ElionGertrude B. Elion
23 January 1918, American
Biochemist, Pharmacologist
Ada YonathAda Yonath
22 June 1939, Israeli
Scientist

RettaRetta
12 April 1970, American
Stand-up Comedian

Tu YouyouTu Youyou
30 December 1930, Chinese
chemist, pharmacologist, inventor, university
Helen SharmanHelen Sharman
30 May 1963, British
Chemist

Catherine ColemanCatherine Coleman
14 December 1960, American
Chemist, Air force officer, Astronaut, Engineer
Clara ImmerwahrClara Immerwahr
21 June 1870
Chemist, Feminist

Ellen Swallow RichardsEllen Swallow Richards
03 December 1842, American
Chemist, University teacher, Economist

Shannon LucidShannon Lucid
14 January 1943, American
Astronaut, Chemist

Susan SolomonSusan Solomon
19 January 1956, American
chemist

Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
30 September 1908, German
Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician
Ruth R. BeneritoRuth R. Benerito
12 January 1916, American
Chemist

Ida NoddackIda Noddack
25 February 1896, German
Chemist

Maria de Lourdes PintasilgoMaria de Lourdes Pintasilgo
18 January 1930, Portuguese
Chemical engineer

Marina OswaldMarina Oswald
17 July 1941, American, Russian
Pharmacist
Hazel BishopHazel Bishop
17 August 1906, American
Chemist and businesswoman

Graças FosterGraças Foster
26 August 1953, Brazilian
Business executive
Anna J. HarrisonAnna J. Harrison
23 December 1912, American
Chemist

Antigoni PapadopoulouAntigoni Papadopoulou
08 July 1954, Cypriot
Politician

Dame Kathleen LonsdaleDame Kathleen Lonsdale
28 January 1903, Northern Irish
Crystallographer