Womens History Month: Fatima Al-Fiuri > founded the first university. Jeanette Rankin> Was elected to congress four years before women could vote. Hedy Lamarr> invented wireless communication enabling technology. Bessie Coleman> was the first black licensed airplane pilot. Rosalind Franklin> helped discover the molecular structure of DNA. Ching Shih> was amond the most successful and feared pirates in history.