Throughout history, there have been many women non-fiction writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female non-fiction writers such as Svetlana Alexievich, Caroline Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Martha Gellhorn, Princess Michael of Kent.The women non-fiction writers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress
Mara WilsonMara Wilson
24 July 1987, American
Writer, Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957, American
Author

Hoda KotbHoda Kotb
09 August 1964, Egyptian, American
Journalist, Author, TV Anchor

Carice van HoutenCarice van Houten
05 September 1976, Dutch
Actress

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress
Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970, Indian
Model

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956, American
Actress
Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959, American
Actress

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970, American
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author
Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress
Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress

Christina CrawfordChristina Crawford
11 June 1939, American
Author, Actress
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Michelle MalkinMichelle Malkin
20 October 1970, American
Blogger

Andrea TantarosAndrea Tantaros
30 December 1978, American
Political Analyst

Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author
Lana WoodLana Wood
01 March 1946, American
Actress
Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
27 May 1907, American
Marine biologist

Mamie Van DorenMamie Van Doren
06 February 1931, American
Actress

Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
02 September 1971, American
Elizabeth Warren's Daughter
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970, Canadian
Author

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Glennon Doyle MeltonGlennon Doyle Melton
20 March 1976, American
Author, Activist, Public Speaker

Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
08 November 1908, American
Journalist & Writer
Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

Margaret HooverMargaret Hoover
11 December 1977, American
Media Personality, Author, Activist
Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
02 May 1885, American
Actress

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author

Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
Comedian
Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

Svetlana AlexievichSvetlana Alexievich
31 May 1948, Belarusian
Write and Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939, Hong Konger, American
Actress

Mary SoamesMary Soames
15 September 1922, British
Youngest Child of Winston Churchill

Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11 February 1956, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

Dorothy Bush KochDorothy Bush Koch
18 August 1959, American
Author

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet
Hunter TyloHunter Tylo
03 July 1962, American
Actress

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster

Brooke HaywardBrooke Hayward
05 July 1937, American
Actress

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer
Isabella BeetonIsabella Beeton
12 March 1836, British
Author

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902, Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881, British
Writer

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator

Robin McGrawRobin McGraw
28 December 1953, American
Author, Entrepreneur, Television Personality
Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist

Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950, American
Actress
Kennedy MontgomeryKennedy Montgomery
08 September 1972, American
Commentator

Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
03 July 1980, American
Actress

Andrea MartinAndrea Martin
15 January 1947, Canadian, American
Actress
Anita HillAnita Hill
30 July 1956, American
Attorney

Patti DavisPatti Davis
21 October 1952, American
Actress
Coleen NolanColeen Nolan
12 March 1965, British
Singer

Stephanie AdamsStephanie Adams
24 July 1970, American
Model

Patricia CornwellPatricia Cornwell
09 June 1956, American
Novelist

Judith MillerJudith Miller
16 September 1951, British, Scottish
Journalist
Joyce MaynardJoyce Maynard
05 November 1953, American
Novelists
Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
05 January 1947, American
Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction

Anne ApplebaumAnne Applebaum
25 July 1964, Polish, American
Columnist, Historian, Writer, Non-fiction writer,

Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
28 November 1936, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer,

Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll
29 November 1843, British
Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction
Grace Lee BoggsGrace Lee Boggs
27 June 1915, American
Writer, Civil rights advocate, Non-fiction writer

Sahra WagenknechtSahra Wagenknecht
16 July 1969, German
Politician, Economist, Non-fiction writer,

Jennifer ShahadeJennifer Shahade
31 December 1980, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer, Journalist

Han SuyinHan Suyin
12 September 1917, British
Midwife, Writer, Non-fiction writer

Lisa JardineLisa Jardine
12 April 1944, British
Historian, Professor, Non-fiction writer