Throughout history, there have been many women screenplay writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female such as Nora Ephron, Lillian Hellman, Elvira Lindo, Hella Wuolijoki, Shonda Rhimes. The women featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and many more countries.
Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
13 January 1970, American
Television Producer
Nora EphronNora Ephron
19 May 1941, American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

Kim Eun-sookKim Eun-sook
1973 AD, South Korean
Screenplay Writer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

Delores TaylorDelores Taylor
27 September 1932, American
Actress
Elvira LindoElvira Lindo
23 January 1962, Spanish
Journalist

Hella WuolijokiHella Wuolijoki
22 July 1886, Finnish
Writer

Martha FiennesMartha Fiennes
05 February 1964, British
actor, screenwriter, writer

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Amy Sherman-PalladinoAmy Sherman-Palladino
1966 AD, American
screenwriter, dancer

Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955, Indian
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter
Naomi Foner GyllenhaalNaomi Foner Gyllenhaal
15 March 1946, American
screenwriter, film producer

Jenji KohanJenji Kohan
05 July 1969, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Television producer

Diablo CodyDiablo Cody
14 June 1978, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film director,
Kay CannonKay Cannon
American
 

Elaine MayElaine May
21 April 1932, American
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor,
Paula PellPaula Pell
American
 

Jill SolowayJill Soloway
American
 

Alma RevilleAlma Reville
14 August 1899, British, American
Screenwriter, Film editor, Writer
Fran WalshFran Walsh
10 January 1959, New Zealander
Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Songwriter,

Lise MayerLise Mayer
29 November 1959, British
screenwriter
Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
18 February 1974, Lebanese
Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter

Oriana FallaciOriana Fallaci
29 June 1929, Italian
War correspondent, Politician, Writer, Journalist,

Kari SkoglandKari Skogland
Canadian
 

Melissa RosenbergMelissa Rosenberg
28 August 1962, American
Screenwriter, Writer
Rosie ShusterRosie Shuster
19 June 1950, Canadian
Screenwriter
Katsura HoshinoKatsura Hoshino
21 April 1980, Japanese
Mangaka

Terri TatchellTerri Tatchell
1978 AD, Canadian
screenwriter

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18 October 1885, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Catherine TregennaCatherine Tregenna
Welsh