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.
Kamala HarrisKamala Harris
20 October 1964, American
US Senator
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
24 May 1819, British
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Theresa MayTheresa May
01 October 1956, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren
22 June 1949, American
United States Senator

Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
13 October 1925, British
Only Woman Prime Minister of United Kingdom

Cleopatra Cleopatra
0069 BC, Egyptian, Greek
Pharaoh
Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette
02 November 1755, Austrian, French
 

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
26 August 1910, Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

Ilhan OmarIlhan Omar
04 October 1981, American
U.S. Representative

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26 March 1940, American
Politician
Anne BoleynAnne Boleyn
1501 AD, British
Marquess of Pembroke

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi
19 November 1917, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader

Angela MerkelAngela Merkel
17 July 1954, German
Chancellor of Germany

Shirley TempleShirley Temple
23 April 1928, American
Actress
Catherine, Duchess of CambridgeCatherine, Duchess of Cambridge
09 January 1982, British
The Duchess of Cambridge

Joan of ArcJoan of Arc
1412 AD, French
Heroine of France
Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
1820 AD, American
 

Priyanka GandhiPriyanka Gandhi
12 January 1972, Indian
Politician, Daughter of Rajiv Gandhi

Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great
02 May 1729, Russian
Empress of Russia
Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26 August 1956, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist

Sonia GandhiSonia Gandhi
09 December 1946, Indian
President of Congress Party
Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
11 October 1884, American
Wife of American President Franklin Delano

Condoleezza RiceCondoleezza Rice
14 November 1954, American
 

Caroline, Princess of HanoverCaroline, Princess of Hanover
23 January 1957, Monacan
Heir presumptive

Sarah PalinSarah Palin
11 February 1964, American
Former Governor of Alaska
Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953, Pakistani
 
Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVos
08 January 1958, American
US Secretary of Education

Manuela SáenzManuela Sáenz
27 December 1797, Ecuadorian
Revolutionary

Nikki HaleyNikki Haley
20 January 1972, American
Governor of South Carolina

Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi
19 June 1945, Burmese
Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar
Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965, British
Editor, Journalist

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Queen Rania of JordanQueen Rania of Jordan
31 August 1970, Jordanian
Queen consort of Jordan.

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein
22 June 1933, American
Politician

Imelda MarcosImelda Marcos
02 July 1929, Filipino
Filipino Politician

Maria TheresaMaria Theresa
13 May 1717, Austrian
Queen regnant
Pratibha PatilPratibha Patil
19 December 1934, Indian
Former President of India

Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
10 August 1963, Indian
Politician, Brigand
Dilma RousseffDilma Rousseff
14 December 1947, Brazilian
36th President of Brazil

Winnie Madikizela-MandelaWinnie Madikizela-Mandela
26 September 1936, South African
Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist

Sheikh HasinaSheikh Hasina
28 September 1947, Bangladeshi
Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Golda MeirGolda Meir
03 May 1898, Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Bernadette SoubirousBernadette Soubirous
07 January 1844, French
Saint
Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871, German, Polish
Marxist Theorist

HatshepsutHatshepsut
1508 BC, Egyptian
Pharaoh

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
13 November 1969, American
Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist

Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
12 March 1968, Thai, American
U.S. Representative

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board
Tsai Ing-wenTsai Ing-wen
31 August 1956, Taiwanese
President of Taiwan

Park Geun-hyePark Geun-hye
02 February 1952, South Korean
11th President of South Korea

Cristina Fernández de KirchnerCristina Fernández de Kirchner
19 February 1953, Argentinian
Former President of Argentina

Corazon AquinoCorazon Aquino
25 January 1933, Filipino
Former President of Phillipines
Therese of LisieuxThérèse of Lisieux
02 January 1873, French
Nun

Hildegard of BingenHildegard of Bingen
16 September 1098, German
Philosopher
Kolinda Grabar-KitarovićKolinda Grabar-Kitarović
29 April 1968, Croatian
Fourth President of Croatia

Marine Le PenMarine Le Pen
05 August 1968, French
Political Leader

Shirley ChisholmShirley Chisholm
30 November 1924, American
 
Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29 September 1961, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann
06 April 1956, American
Former United States Representative
Leigh Taylor-YoungLeigh Taylor-Young
25 January 1945, American
Actress

Yulia TymoshenkoYulia Tymoshenko
27 November 1960, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Ukraine

Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
15 January 1842, Australian
Nun
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
29 October 1938, Liberian
Africa’s First Elected Female Head of State

Sarah Huckabee SandersSarah Huckabee Sanders
13 August 1982, American
US Political Representative
Kim Yo-jongKim Yo-jong
26 September 1987, North Korean
Younger Sister of Kim Jong-un

Isabel Martínez de PerónIsabel Martínez de Perón
04 February 1931, Argentinian
Former President of Argentina

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893, Pakistani
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Gabrielle GiffordsGabrielle Giffords
08 June 1970, American
Political Leader
Maa Amritanandamayi Mata Amritanandamayi
27 September 1953, Indian
Spiritual Leader
Mary Baker Eddy Mary Baker Eddy
16 July 1821, American
Religious Leader, Founder of Christian Science,

Graça MachelGraça Machel
17 October 1945, Mozambican
Politician

Pauline HansonPauline Hanson
27 May 1954, Australian
Former Member of the Australian Parliament

Aruna Asaf AliAruna Asaf Ali
16 July 1909, Indian
Indian Independence Activist
Begum Hazrat MahalBegum Hazrat Mahal
1820 AD, Indian, Nepalese
Wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

Rani LakshmibaiRani Lakshmibai
19 November 1828, Indian
Queen of Jhansi State

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
17 April 1916, Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Yingluck ShinawatraYingluck Shinawatra
21 June 1967, Thai
28th Prime Minister of Thailand
Dalia GrybauskaitėDalia Grybauskaitė
01 March 1956, Lithuanian
President of Lithuania

Shirley WilliamsShirley Williams
27 July 1930, British
Political Leader
Ségolène RoyalSégolène Royal
22 September 1953, French
Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and

Penny WongPenny Wong
05 November 1968, Australian
Australian Senator

Michaelle Jean Michaëlle Jean
06 September 1957, Canadian
Former Governor General of Canada
Chandrika Kumaratunga Chandrika Kumaratunga
29 June 1945, Sri Lankan
Fifth President of Sri Lanka

Philippa of LancasterPhilippa of Lancaster
31 March 1359, British
 
Gloria Macapagal-ArroyoGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
05 April 1947, Filipino
Former President of Philippines

Kamla Persad-BissessarKamla Persad-Bissessar
22 April 1952, Trinidadian
Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

Hanan AshrawiHanan Ashrawi
08 October 1946, Palestinian
Palestinian legislator

Agnes MacphailAgnes Macphail
24 March 1890, Canadian
Canadian Politician
Violeta ChamorroVioleta Chamorro
18 October 1929, Nicaraguan
Political leader

Laura ChinchillaLaura Chinchilla
28 March 1959, Costa Rican
Former President of Costa Rica
Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902, Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Enid LyonsEnid Lyons
09 July 1897, Australian
Politician
Mireya MoscosoMireya Moscoso
01 July 1946, Panamanian
Political figure

Jennifer CarrollJennifer Carroll
27 August 1959, American
Former Lieutenant Governor of Florida
Saint Teresa of AvilaSaint Teresa of Avila
28 March 1515, Spanish
Saint