Annabella Ravenscroft Gibson Jenkins established a hospital in Richmond that accepted all patients regardless of their ability to pay.
In 1870 Anna Whitehead Bodeker founded the first woman suffrage association in Virginia.
Throughout her life, Anne Dobie Peebles was a relentless advocate for public education and health-care improvements for all Virginians.
Pearl Bailey was an award winning singer and actor who was also recognized for her humanitarian efforts.
Mary Ann Elliott is a pioneer in wireless and satellite telecommunications technology and a role model for women in her field.
An advocate for civil rights, Anne Spencer was also a noted poet of the Harlem Renaissance.
A highly successful photographer, Frances Benjamin Johnston's many accomplishments included documenting historic buildings of Virginia and the…
Nancy Langhorne Astor was the first woman to serve as a member of the British Parliament.