Women Creating Change (Before 1500)

Afro-America, Africa, and the Black Diasporic World

Queen Hatshepsut (1502-1458 B.C.E.)
Veronica Bauer

Queen Tiye (1398-1338 B.C.E.)
Joanna Seguin

Queen Nefertiti (circa 1370-1330 B.C.E.)
Alyssa Coles

Queen of Sheba (Dates unknown - Lived during the 10th Century B.C.E.)
Adria Turrell

Queen Cleopatra (69 B.C.E. - 30 B.C.E.)
Jenny Moreno

Asian-America, Asia, and the Pacific World

Sumangalamata (circa 600 B.C.E.)
Sierra Miller

Trung Sisters (12 - 43 C.E.)
Sneha George

Pan Chou (45-120 C.E.)
Elain Rabady

Hua Mulan (467-499 C.E.)
Christy Martinez

Wu Zetian (624-705 C.E.)
Shane Healey

Sei Shonagon (966-1025 C.E.)
Gabriella Montes

Razia Sultana (1205-1240 C.E.)
Jahnae Henry

Euro-America, Europe, and the Western World

Sappho (615-550 B.C.E.)
Karissa Sabine

Hipparchia (circa 350-280 B.C.E.)
Kelena Marshall

Boudicca (25-61 C.E.)
Lauren Sady

Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179 C.E.)
Adriane Rogers

Leonor Teles (1350-1383 C.E.)
Stephani Lopez

Christine De Pizan (1364-1430 C.E.)
Heather Bajo

Joan of Arc (1412-1431 C.E.)
Natalie Carriere

Isabella I, Queen of Spain (1451-1504 C.E.)
Janie Frank

Middle East and the Arab World

Mary Magdalene (Dates unknown - Lived during the 1st Century C.E.)
Ashley Allen

Vibia Perpetua (circa 180-203 C.E.)
Tabia Robinson

Hypatia (350-417 C.E.)
Brittany McDermott

Fatima al-Fihri (b. unknown-880 C.E.)
Tianni Niles

Walladah bint al-Mustakfi (994-1091 C.E.)
Teaneka Connell

Arwa, Queen of Yemen (circa 1048-1138 C.E.)
Adriana Vega

Sajar al-Durr (b. unknown-1257 C.E.)
Peter Truskowski

Native America, Latina/Chicana, and the Latin World

Lady of Tikal (circa 504-527 C.E.)
Ashely Cardenas

Yohl Ik'nal (b. unknown-604 C.E.)
Elyssa Aquino

Lady Six Sky (b. unknown-741 C.E.)
Erica Martin

 

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