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Ruth Page
1899-1991
From: United States: Illinois, Indiana, New York
Fields: Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: ballerina, choreographer

Caroline Paine
c.1820-c.1880
From: United States
Fields: Exploration and Adventure

Edna Lee Paisano
1948-
From: United States: Idaho, Washington
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Sociology/Social Work
Key Words/Phrases: U.S. Census Bureau, activist

Se Ri Pak
1977-
From: Korea (South), United States: Florida
Fields: Sports
Key Words/Phrases: golf

Euzhan Palcy
1958-
From: Martinique
Fields: Stage and Screen

Sarah Palin
1964-
From: United States: Alaska, Idaho
Fields: Government and Politics

Alice Elvira Freeman Palmer
1855-1902
From: United States: Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Education
Key Words/Phrases: educator, president of Wellesley College

Mary Palumbo
From: United States: Ohio
Fields: Engineering
Key Words/Phrases: engineer, NASA

Pan Chao
45 CE-116 CE
From: China
Fields: History, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: historian, scholar, poet

Adela Pankhurst
1885-1961
From: Australia, United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service
Key Words/Phrases: activist

Christabel Pankhurst
1880-1958
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: activist, suffragette

Emmeline Pankhurst
1858-1928
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: activist, suffragette

Sylvia Pankhurst
1882-1960
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service
Key Words/Phrases: activist, suffragette

Betty Paoli
1814-1894
From: Austria
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet

Dorothy Parker
1893-1967
From: United States: California, New Jersey
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet

Rosa Louise Parks
1913-2005
From: United States: Alabama, Michigan
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights

Kathleen Parlow
1890-1963
From: Canada, United States: California
Fields: Music
Key Words/Phrases: musician, violinist

Elsie Clews Parsons
1874-1941
From: United States: New York
Fields: Anthropology, Sociology/Social Work
Key Words/Phrases: anthropologist, sociologist, folklorist

Lucy Parsons
1853-1942
From: United States: Illinois, Texas
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Management and Labor Relations

Dolly Parton
1946-
From: United States: Tennessee
Fields: Business and Finance, Music, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: musician, singer, songwriter, actress, business woman

Edith Marion Patch
1876-1954
From: United States: Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota
Fields: Biology
Key Words/Phrases: entomologist

Medha Patkar
1954-
From: India
Fields: Activism and Social Service
Key Words/Phrases: activist

Ruth Patrick
1907-
From: United States: Kansas, Virginia
Fields: Biology, Environment
Key Words/Phrases: botanist, limnologist

Marvin Breckinridge Patterson
1905-2002
From: United States: New York, Washington DC
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Philanthropy, Photography, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: photojournalist, filmmaker, philanthropist

Audrey
1926-1996
From: United States: California, Louisiana
Fields: Sports
Key Words/Phrases: track and field, track-and-field

Alice Paul
1885-1977
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Jane Pauley
1950-
From: United States: Indiana, New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting
Key Words/Phrases: TV journalist, TV anchor

Julie Payette
1963-
From: Canada
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Engineering
Key Words/Phrases: engineer, astronaut, Canadian Space Agency

Ethel Payne
1911-1991
From: United States: Illinois, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Journalism and Broadcasting

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
1900-1979
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Astronomy
Key Words/Phrases: astronomer

Peace Pilgrim (Mildred Norman)
1908-1981
From: United States: New Jersey
Fields: Activism and Social Service
Key Words/Phrases: activist, pacifist

Sarah Miriam Peale
1800-1885
From: United States: Missouri, Pennsylvania
Fields: Art
Key Words/Phrases: painter

Esther Pearson
1955-
From: United States: Massachusetts, Ohio
Fields: Computer Science and Information Technology, Education, Mathematics

Annie Smith Peck
1850-1935
From: United States: Rhode Island
Fields: Archaeology, Education, Exploration and Adventure
Key Words/Phrases: mountaineer, mountain climber, educator, teacher

Clara Peeters
1594-1657
From: Belgium, Netherlands
Fields: Art
Key Words/Phrases: painter

Barbara Pentland
1912-2000
From: Canada
Fields: Music
Key Words/Phrases: composer

Elizabeth Peratrovich
1911-1958
From: United States: Alaska
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: Alaska civil rights activist

Marie-Jose Perec
1968-
From: France, Guadeloupe
Fields: Sports
Key Words/Phrases: track and field, track-and-field

Frances Perkins
1880-1965
From: United States: Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Government and Politics, Management and Labor Relations
Key Words/Phrases: U.S. Secretary of Labor, U.S. Cabinet

Gisella Perl
1907-1988
From: Hungary, Israel, Romania, United States: New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: gynecologist, inmate concentration camp doctor

Eva (Evita) Peron
1919-1952
From: Argentina
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Other
Key Words/Phrases: First Lady of Argentina, activist

Lilla Cabot Perry
1848-1933
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Art
Key Words/Phrases: painter

Rozsa Peter
1905-1977
From: Hungary
Fields: Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician

Chantal Petitclerc
1969-
From: Canada
Fields: Sports
Key Words/Phrases: wheelchair racer

Dorothea Petrie
From: United States: California
Fields: Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: film and TV producer and writer

Ida Pfeiffer
1797-1858
From: Austria
Fields: Exploration and Adventure, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: traveler, explorer, author

Edith Piaf
1915-1963
From: France
Fields: Music
Key Words/Phrases: singer

Mary Pickford
1892-1979
From: Canada, United States: California
Fields: Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: actress, co-founder of United Artists

Molly Picon
1898-1992
From: United States: New York, Pennsylvania
Fields: Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: actress

Susan La Flesche Picotte
1865-1915
From: United States: Nebraska
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: the first American Indian woman doctor, physician, teacher

Mary Pierce
1975-
From: Canada, France, United States: Florida
Fields: Sports
Key Words/Phrases: tennis

Rosamunde Pilcher
1924-
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Eliza Lucas Pinckney
1722-1793
From: Antigua and Barbuda, United States: South Carolina
Fields: Agriculture and Horticulture, Business and Finance
Key Words/Phrases: agriculturalist, indigo grower, plantation manager

Maria da Lourdes Pintasilgo
1930-2004
From: Portugal
Fields: Engineering, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: engineer, Prime Minister

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia
1646-1684
From: Italy
Fields: Mathematics, Music, Philosophy
Key Words/Phrases: first woman with college degree, scholar, mathematician, philosopher, musician

Sylvia Plath
1932-1963
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet, novelist

Joan Miller Platt
1925-1998
From: United States: Florida, New York
Fields: Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: doctor, physician, surgeon

Julia Barlow Platt
1857-1935
From: United States: California
Fields: Biology, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: biologist, embryologist, politician

Pocahontas
c. 1595-1617
From: United States: Virginia
Fields: Other
Key Words/Phrases: Native American princess

Eleanor Poehler
1885-1949
From: United States: Minnesota
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting
Key Words/Phrases: radio broadcaster

Pelageya Yakovlevna Polubarinova-Kochina
1899-1999
From: Russia
Fields: Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician

Wanda Pomykalski
From: Poland, United States: California
Fields: Military and Warfare
Key Words/Phrases: soldier, prisoner of war, POW, World War II

Valentina Ponomaryova
1933-
From: Russia
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration

Carolyn Porco
1953-
From: United States: Colorado, New York
Fields: Astronomy
Key Words/Phrases: planetary scientist, Cassini and New Horizons missions

Katherine Anne Porter
1890-1980
From: United States: New York, Texas
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, journalist, novelist, activist

Zinaida Portnova
1926-1944
From: Russia
Fields: Military and Warfare
Key Words/Phrases: resistance fighter, Hero of the Soviet Union

Beatrix Potter
1866-1943
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: children's author, illustrator

Vivienne Poy
1941-
From: Canada, Hong Kong
Fields: Beauty and Fashion, Business and Finance, Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: senator, business woman, fashion designer, Asian-Canadian

Pearl Primus
1919-1994
From: Trinidad and Tobago, United States: New York
Fields: Anthropology, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: dancer, choreographer, anthropologist

Irina Pronina
1953-
From: Russia
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Engineering
Key Words/Phrases: cosmonaut, engineer

Elizabeth Clare Prophet
1939-2009
From: United States: Colorado, New Jersey
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: spiritual leader, New Age church

Tatiana Proskouriakoff
1909-1985
From: Russia, United States: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
Fields: Archaeology
Key Words/Phrases: scholar of Maya culture

Florence Prusmack
1921-
From: United States: Florida
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Helen C. Putnam
1857-
From: United States: Minnesota, Rhode Island
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: doctor, gynecologist



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