Friday, June 29, 2007


Maria Spiropulu

Submitted by Rader in Wisconsin:

Maria Spiropulu (1970 - ) experimental physicist

Thursday, June 28, 2007


Arbus, Tymoshenko, O'Keeffe

Submitted by: Mike Cade,
Diane Arbus (1923-1971), American photographer

Yulia Tymoshenko (1960-), Ukraine's first female Prime Minister

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), American artist

Wednesday, June 27, 2007


Keira Knightley

Submitted by Sanja Smith:

Keira Christina Knightley (1985- ), film and television actress.


Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

Submitted by: Marcelo from Brazil

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891), mystic and writer

Tuesday, June 26, 2007


Wikiwomen Eye Contest

This woman and her photo appear somewhere in the Wikipedia, and she has a substantially sized entry. Can you guess who she is? I would like to offer a gift to the first person who correctly identifies her.



Submitted by: Peter A. Gersten,

Barbarella (1968- ), Queen of the Galaxy


Siouxsie Sioux

Submitted by: Nick Hobson

Siouxsie Sioux (1957- ), punk rock musician

Monday, June 25, 2007


Lucy (Australopithecus)

Submitted by: Craig Lee Burket,

Lucy (~3.2 mya), hominid


Angie Harmon & Marie Curie

Submitted by Sheila Allen:

Angie Harmon (1972- ), actress

Marie Curie (1867-1934), physicist and chemist

Sunday, June 24, 2007


Grace O'Malley

Submitted by: Valerie Dooley,

Grace O'Malley (1530 - 1603, Pirate)


Lise Meitner

Submitted by: Shirley Ackerman

Lise Meitner (1878-1968), atomic physicist

Saturday, June 23, 2007



Submitted by Sanja Smith:

Cleopatra (69-30 BC), supreme ruler of Egypt


Rosalind Franklin

Submitted by: Shirley Ackerman

Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958), physical chemist & crystallographer. Co-discoverer DNA double helix structure


Lisa Marie Simpson

Submitted by Paul Moskowitz:

Lisa Marie Simpson (1987 - ) character in animated series The Simpsons


Tahirih Qurratu'l-Ayn

Submitted by Mina:

Tahirih Qurratu'l-Ayn (1814-1852) Iranian poet, theologian, early feminist; fought for women's rights.Gave her life for her convictions.

Friday, June 22, 2007


Valentina Tereshkova

Submitted by: Teja K.

Valentina Tereshkova (1937 - ), Soviet cosmonaut, first woman to fly in space.


Zora Neale Hurston

Submitted by: Greg,

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), American folklorist and author


Sophie Germain & Sofia Kovalevskaya

From Karin:

Sophie Germain (1776-1831), mathematician

Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891), mathematician


Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross

Submitted by Karin:

Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross (1926-2004), psychiatrist

Thursday, June 21, 2007


Ada Lovelace

Submitted by Paul Moskowitz -

Ada Lovelace, (1815 - 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, wrote the first computer program


Countess Elizabeth Bathory

From Zarja McCarthy:

Countess Elizabeth Bathory (1560 - 1614), Hungarian countess, serial killer


Janna Levin

From Martin G:

Janna Levin (1967- ) theoretical cosmologist, author


Courteney Cox Arquette

Submitted by Brane Mintzer:

Courteney Cox Arquette (1964 - ) American actress from TV show "Friends"


"Amy Lee" and Rosa Parks

From Nina Jones:

Amy Lynn Hartzler (1981 - ) American singer for "Evanescence"

Rosa Parks (1913 – 2005) was an African American civil rights activist


Sylvia Nasar and St. Elisabeth of Aragon

From Sanja Smith:

Sylvia Nasar (1947 - ), author of "A Beautiful Mind"

St. Elisabeth of Aragon (1271-1336), queen consort of Portugal


How to Submit

Here's your opportunity to submit an entry that will be considered for inclusion in the “The Women of Wikipedia.”

Mail your entries to wikiwomen -at-

For rapid inclusion, you must use the format below. (The first line is optional and may include your name and/or web page URL.)


Submitted by: John Doe,

Lisa Randall (1962- ), physicist

Margaret Thatcher (1925- ), former UK Prime Minister

Emmy Noether (1882-1935), mathematician

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