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

Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin
25 July 1920, British

Stephanie KwolekStephanie Kwolek
31 July 1923, American

Dorothy HodgkinDorothy Hodgkin
12 May 1910, British

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

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

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

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

Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
30 September 1908, German
Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician

Susan SolomonSusan Solomon
19 January 1956, American

Maria de Lourdes PintasilgoMaria de Lourdes Pintasilgo
18 January 1930, Portuguese
Chemical engineer
Marina OswaldMarina Oswald
17 July 1941, American, Russian

Hazel BishopHazel Bishop
17 August 1906, American
Chemist and businesswoman

Ida NoddackIda Noddack
25 February 1896, German

Ruth R. BeneritoRuth R. Benerito
12 January 1916, American
Graças FosterGraças Foster
26 August 1953, Brazilian
Business executive

Anna J. HarrisonAnna J. Harrison
23 December 1912, American
Antigoni PapadopoulouAntigoni Papadopoulou
08 July 1954, Cypriot

Dame Kathleen LonsdaleDame Kathleen Lonsdale
28 January 1903, Northern Irish