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.
Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer
Hoda KotbHoda Kotb
09 August 1964, Egyptian, American
Journalist, Author, TV Anchor

Mara WilsonMara Wilson
24 July 1987, American
Writer, Actress

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970, Indian
Model

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957, American
Author
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

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author
Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970, American
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress
Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
27 May 1907, American
Marine biologist
Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress
Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

Christina CrawfordChristina Crawford
11 June 1939, American
Author, Actress

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer
Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress

Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman
Margaret HooverMargaret Hoover
11 December 1977, American
Media Personality, Author, Activist

Dorothy Bush KochDorothy Bush Koch
18 August 1959, American
Author

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
08 November 1908, American
Journalist & Writer

Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
Comedian
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970, Canadian
Author
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

Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
1961 AD, American
Elizabeth Warren's Daughter
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet

Svetlana AlexievichSvetlana Alexievich
31 May 1948, Belarusian
Write and Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

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

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster

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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
Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
05 January 1947, American
Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction

Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
28 November 1936, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer,
Anne ApplebaumAnne Applebaum
25 July 1964, Polish, American
Columnist, Historian, Writer, Non-fiction writer,

Sahra WagenknechtSahra Wagenknecht
16 July 1969, German
Politician, Economist, 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

Han SuyinHan Suyin
12 September 1917, British
Midwife, Writer, Non-fiction writer
Jennifer ShahadeJennifer Shahade
31 December 1980, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer, Journalist

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