Throughout history, there have been many women educators who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female educators such as Maria Montessori, Anne Sullivan, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Mary Lyon, Abigail Fillmore.The women educators featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Jill BidenJill Biden
03 June 1951, American
Former Second Lady of the United States
Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet

Anne SullivanAnne Sullivan
14 April 1866, American
American Teacher, Instructor

Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970, Canadian
Author

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator
Anna LeonowensAnna Leonowens
05 November 1831, British
Writer, Educator

Laura Spelman RockefellerLaura Spelman Rockefeller
09 September 1839, American
Philanthropist

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907, Indian
Poet
Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth
24 May 1878, American
Mother of Modern Management

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer
Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
13 March 1798, American
First Lady of America

Mary LyonMary Lyon
28 February 1797, American
Pioneer in Women's Education

Marjorie Lee BrowneMarjorie Lee Browne
09 September 1914, American
Mathematics Educator

Terry SabanTerry Saban
 
Nick Saban's Wife

Carol S. DweckCarol S. Dweck
17 October 1976, American
Physiologists
Regina S PeruggiRegina S Peruggi
1947 AD, American
Educator

Cynthia ScurtisCynthia Scurtis
28 December 1972, American
Alex Rodriguez's Ex-wife

Rachel DolezalRachel Dolezal
12 November 1977, American
Author

Sylvia EarleSylvia Earle
30 August 1935, American
Marine biologist
Martha McSallyMartha McSally
22 March 1966, American
Politician

Karen PenceKaren Pence
01 January 1957, American
Educator
Marilyn vos SavantMarilyn vos Savant
11 August 1946, American
Columnist

Anita HillAnita Hill
30 July 1956, American
Attorney

Jane ElliottJane Elliott
27 May 1933, American
Schoolteacher
Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten Sinema
12 July 1976, American
Politician

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
28 May 1934, American
Educator
Louise LasserLouise Lasser
11 April 1939, American
Actress

Erin MurphyErin Murphy
17 June 1964, American
Actress

Emma Walton HamiltonEmma Walton Hamilton
27 November 1962, British
Actress
Jesmyn WardJesmyn Ward
02 April 1977, American
Novelist

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Roxane GayRoxane Gay
15 October 1974, American
Writer
Pamela Des BarresPamela Des Barres
09 September 1948, American
Musician

Erin GruwellErin Gruwell
15 August 1969, American
Teacher

Essie Mae Washington-WilliamsEssie Mae Washington-Williams
12 October 1925, American
Teacher

Diane BakerDiane Baker
25 February 1938, American
Actress
Natasha TretheweyNatasha Trethewey
26 April 1966, American
Poet
Alison BalsomAlison Balsom
07 October 1978, British
Musician

Cherie BlairCherie Blair
23 September 1954, British
Barrister

Mamie TillMamie Till
23 November 1921, American
Activist

Lauren LaneLauren Lane
02 February 1961, American
Actress
Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30 September 1905, French
Writer, Poet

Joyce MaynardJoyce Maynard
05 November 1953, American
Novelists

Amy ChuaAmy Chua
26 October 1962, American
Lawyer

Michelle AlexanderMichelle Alexander
07 October 1967, American
Lawyer

Ruby WaxRuby Wax
19 April 1953, American
Actress
Claire DenisClaire Denis
21 April 1946, French
Film director

Brigitte GabrielBrigitte Gabriel
21 October 1964, Lebanese, American
Author
Uta HagenUta Hagen
12 June 1919, German, American
Actress

Annie SprinkleAnnie Sprinkle
23 July 1954, American
Sexologist

Yalitza AparicioYalitza Aparicio
11 December 1993, Mexican
Actress
Kate MillettKate Millett
14 September 1934, American
Writer

Erica JongErica Jong
26 March 1942, American
Novelist
Liz MurrayLiz Murray
23 September 1980, American
Inspirational speaker

Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
22 February 1876, American
Writer

Lacey SchwimmerLacey Schwimmer
28 June 1988, American
Ballroom Dancer

Sister NiveditaSister Nivedita
28 October 1867, Irish
Teacher

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926, Indian
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,
Amber NashAmber Nash
06 June 1977, American
Actress

Nnedi OkoraforNnedi Okorafor
08 April 1974, American
Writer

Maeve BinchyMaeve Binchy
28 May 1939, Irish
Novelist

Dorothy HeightDorothy Height
24 March 1912, American
Educator
Sue JohansonSue Johanson
16 March 1930, Canadian
Public Speaker

Judy ChuJudy Chu
07 July 1953, American
Politician
Donna LeonDonna Leon
28 September 1942, American
Novelist

Fei-Fei LiFei-Fei Li
1976 AD, American
Computer scientist

Deborah SampsonDeborah Sampson
17 December 1760, American
Military woman
Anna SilkAnna Silk
31 January 1974, Canadian
Actress

Jean HarrisJean Harris
27 April 1923, American
Author
Shirley BallasShirley Ballas
17 September 1960, British
Dancer

Charlotte MasonCharlotte Mason
01 January 1842, British
Philanthropist

Susan CainSusan Cain
20 March 1968, American
Writer
Donna StricklandDonna Strickland
27 May 1959, Canadian
Optical physicist

Rebecca Latimer FeltonRebecca Latimer Felton
10 June 1835, American
Writer
Amy CuddyAmy Cuddy
23 June 1972, American
Psychologist

June Millicent JordanJune Jordan
09 July 1936, American
Poet

C. J. CherryhC. J. Cherryh
01 September 1942
Writer

Mary AinsworthMary Ainsworth
01 December 1913, Canadian, American
Psychologist
Rose TremainRose Tremain
02 August 1943, British
Novelist
Toni Cade BambaraToni Cade Bambara
25 March 1939, American
Author

Sarah WeddingtonSarah Weddington
05 February 1945, American
Attorney

Carole SimpsonCarole Simpson
07 December 1941, American
Broadcaster

Ann BancroftAnn Bancroft
29 September 1955, American
Author
Grace PaleyGrace Paley
11 December 1922, American
Author

Laura BridgmanLaura Bridgman
21 December 1829, American
Educator

Elisabeth SchwarzkopfElisabeth Schwarzkopf
09 December 1915, Austrian, German, Polish
Soprano

Leslie Marmon SilkoLeslie Marmon Silko
05 March 1948, American
American author

Catharine MacKinnonCatharine MacKinnon
07 October 1946, American
Feminist
Adrian PiperAdrian Piper
20 September 1948, American
Conceptual Artist

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
05 July 1879, French, Polish
Harpsichordist
Edith HamiltonEdith Hamilton
12 August 1867, American
Educator

Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark
03 May 1898, American
Educator
Edna LewisEdna Lewis
13 April 1916, Central African, American
Chef
Kate GrenvilleKate Grenville
14 October 1950, Australian
Author