Throughout history, there have been many women leaders who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female leaders such as Hillary Clinton, Queen Victoria, Mother Teresa, Margaret Thatcher, Angela Merkel.The women leaders featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
(Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland)

24 May 1819

British

Nikki HaleyNikki Haley
(Governor of South Carolina)

20 January 1972

American

Theresa MayTheresa May
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

01 October 1956

British

Kamala HarrisKamala Harris
(US Senator)

20 October 1964

American

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren
(United States Senator)

22 June 1949

American

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
(Former First Lady, Political Leader)

26 October 1947

American

Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette

02 November 1755

Austrian,French

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi

19 November 1917

Indian

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
(Founder of Missionaries of Charity)

26 August 1910

Albanian,Indian

Cleopatra Cleopatra
(Pharaoh)

0069 BC

Egyptian,Greek

Catherine, Duchess of CambridgeCatherine, Duchess of Cambridge
(The Duchess of Cambridge)

09 January 1982

British

Angela MerkelAngela Merkel
(Chancellor of Germany)

17 July 1954

German

Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
(Only Woman Prime Minister of United Kingdom)

13 October 1925

British

Joan of ArcJoan of Arc
(Heroine of France)

1412 AD

French

Anne BoleynAnne Boleyn
(Marquess of Pembroke)

1501 AD

British

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein
(Politician)

22 June 1933

American

Sarah Huckabee SandersSarah Huckabee Sanders
(US Political Representative)

13 August 1982

American

Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great
(Empress of Russia)

02 May 1729

Russian

Condoleezza RiceCondoleezza Rice

14 November 1954

American

Sonia GandhiSonia Gandhi
(President of Congress Party)

09 December 1946

Indian

Sarah PalinSarah Palin
(Former Governor of Alaska)

11 February 1964

American

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman

1820 AD

American

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
(Wife of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Activist and Promoter of New Deal)

11 October 1884

American

Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi
(Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar)

19 June 1945

Burmese

Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto

21 June 1953

Pakistani

Imelda MarcosImelda Marcos
(Filipino Politician)

02 July 1929

Filipino

Sheikh HasinaSheikh Hasina
(Prime Minister of Bangladesh)

28 September 1947

Bangladeshi

Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
(Politician, Brigand)

10 August 1963

Indian

Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVos
(US Secretary of Education)

08 January 1958

American

Maria TheresaMaria Theresa
(Queen regnant)

13 May 1717

Austrian

Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
(U.S. Representative)

12 March 1968

American

Dilma RousseffDilma Rousseff
(36th President of Brazil)

14 December 1947

Brazilian

Gabrielle GiffordsGabrielle Giffords
(Political Leader)

08 June 1970

American

HatshepsutHatshepsut
(Pharaoh)

1508 BC

Egyptian

Caroline, Princess of HanoverCaroline, Princess of Hanover
(Heir presumptive)

23 January 1957

Monacan

Queen Rania of JordanQueen Rania of Jordan
(Queen consort of Jordan.)

31 August 1970

Jordanian

Shirley ChisholmShirley Chisholm

30 November 1924

American

Priyanka GandhiPriyanka Gandhi
(Politician, Daughter of Rajiv Gandhi)

12 January 1972

Indian

Therese of LisieuxThérèse of Lisieux
(Nun)

02 January 1873

French

Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
(Marxist Theorist)

05 March 1871

German,Polish

Marine Le PenMarine Le Pen
(Political Leader)

05 August 1968

French

Golda MeirGolda Meir
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)

03 May 1898

Israeli,Ukrainian

Hildegard of BingenHildegard of Bingen
(Philosopher)

16 September 1098

German

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
(Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist)

13 November 1969

American

Corazon AquinoCorazon Aquino
(Former President of Phillipines)

25 January 1933

Filipino

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
(Member of the London School Board)

01 October 1847

British

Pratibha PatilPratibha Patil
(Former President of India)

19 December 1934

Indian

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

29 September 1961

Australian

Tsai Ing-wenTsai Ing-wen
(President of Taiwan)

31 August 1956

Taiwanese

Park Geun-hyePark Geun-hye
(11th President of South Korea)

02 February 1952

South Korean

Bernadette SoubirousBernadette Soubirous
(Saint)

07 January 1844

French

Cristina Fernández de KirchnerCristina Fernández de Kirchner
(Former President of Argentina)

19 February 1953

Argentinian

Winnie Madikizela-MandelaWinnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)

26 September 1936

South African

Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann
(Former United States Representative)

06 April 1956

American

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
(Africa’s First Elected Female Head of State)

29 October 1938

Liberian

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
(Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka)

17 April 1916

Sri Lankan

Isabel Martínez de PerónIsabel Martínez de Perón
(Former President of Argentina)

04 February 1931

Argentinian

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
(Lawyer)

21 February 1936

American

Maa Amritanandamayi Mata Amritanandamayi
(Spiritual Leader)

27 September 1953

Indian

Pauline HansonPauline Hanson
(Former Member of the Australian Parliament)

27 May 1954

Australian

Graça MachelGraça Machel
(Politician)

17 October 1945

Mozambican

Begum Hazrat MahalBegum Hazrat Mahal
(Wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah)

1820 AD

Indian,Nepalese

Chandrika Kumaratunga Chandrika Kumaratunga
(Fifth President of Sri Lanka)

29 June 1945

Sri Lankan

Kim Yo-jongKim Yo-jong
(Younger Sister of Kim Jong-un)

26 September 1987

North Korean

Michaelle Jean Michaëlle Jean
(Former Governor General of Canada)

06 September 1957

Canadian

Yingluck ShinawatraYingluck Shinawatra
(28th Prime Minister of Thailand)

21 June 1967

Thai

Rani LakshmibaiRani Lakshmibai
(Queen of Jhansi State)

19 November 1828

Indian

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
(Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah)

31 July 1893

Pakistani

Ségolène RoyalSégolène Royal
(Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy)

22 September 1953

French

Aruna Asaf AliAruna Asaf Ali
(Indian Independence Activist)

16 July 1909

Indian

Marion Maréchal-Le PenMarion Maréchal-Le Pen
(Politician)

10 December 1989

French

Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
(Nun)

15 January 1842

Australian

Agnes MacphailAgnes Macphail
(Canadian Politician)

24 March 1890

Canadian

Penny WongPenny Wong
(Australian Senator)

05 November 1968

Australian

Gloria Macapagal-ArroyoGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
(Former President of Philippines)

05 April 1947

Filipino

Violeta ChamorroVioleta Chamorro
(Political leader)

18 October 1929

Nicaraguan

Philippa of LancasterPhilippa of Lancaster

31 March 1359

British

Manuela SáenzManuela Sáenz
(Revolutionary)

27 December 1797

American

Jennifer CarrollJennifer Carroll
(Former Lieutenant Governor of Florida)

27 August 1959

American

Kamla Persad-BissessarKamla Persad-Bissessar
(Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago)

22 April 1952

Trinidadian

Laura ChinchillaLaura Chinchilla
(Former President of Costa Rica)

28 March 1959

Costa Rican

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
(Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

31 January 1902

Swedish

Hanan AshrawiHanan Ashrawi
(Palestinian legislator)

08 October 1946

Palestinian

Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
(Politician)

09 July 1897

Australian

Mireya MoscosoMireya Moscoso
(Political figure)

01 July 1946

Panamanian

Nancy AstorNancy Astor
(First Woman MP in the House of Commons)

19 May 1879

British

Haneen ZoabiHaneen Zoabi
(Member of the Knesset)

23 May 1969

Israeli

Saint Teresa of AvilaSaint Teresa of Avila
(Saint)

28 March 1515

Spanish

Valeriya NovodvorskayaValeriya Novodvorskaya
(Russian Politician)

17 May 1950

Russian

Laila FreivaldsLaila Freivalds
(Swedish Politician)

22 June 1942

Swedish

Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
(Economist, Politician)

1987 AD

Botswanan

Kolinda Grabar-KitarovićKolinda Grabar-Kitarović
(Fourth President of Croatia)

29 April 1968

Croatian

Liadh Ni RiadaLiadh Ni Riada
(Political Leader)

24 November 1966

Irish

Dalia GrybauskaitėDalia Grybauskaitė
(President of Lithuania)

01 March 1956

Lithuanian

Akua DansuaAkua Dansua
(Ghanaian Politician)

23 April 1958

Ghanaian

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
(Politician)

26 March 1940

American

Rakhi SawantRakhi Sawant
(Model, Actor)

25 November 1978

Indian

Eva PerónEva Perón
(Actor, Politician)

07 May 1919

Argentinian

Elizabeth IElizabeth I

07 September 1533

British