Physical therapist Bessie Blount Griffin invented devices to help wounded soldiers and was a pioneer in the field of forensic science.
After learning about her Monacan heritage, Mary Belvin Wade became an outspoken advocate for Virginia's Indian tribes.
As a teenager, Caitlyn Day initiated a successful community effort to establish the Craig County Public Library.
A gifted storyteller, Lee Smith highlights the stories and voices of the Appalachian community where she was raised.
As a high school student in Farmville, Barbara Johns challenged school segregation.
Chief of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, Clara Adams-Ender was the first African American woman to command a major army base.
Best-selling author Mary Johnston was a leader in the fight for woman suffrage in Virginia.