c. 1991: Tony Benn’s plaque to Emily Wilding Davison, placed in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft (Houses of Parliament). Benn said in 2001: “I have put up several plaques—illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison... If one walks around this place, one sees statues of people, not one of whom believed in democracy, votes for women or anything else..."
Clara Belle Williams. Graduated from New Mexico State University despite being forced to take notes from the hallway. Taught black students by day, and former slaves by night. She lived to be over 100. New Mexico State University, which had been so reluctant to take her as a student, later named the English department building after her.
Female Math Pioneers: " Since Hypatia made her mark in ancient Alexandria, women have been changing the world with their contributions in mathematics. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting highlight the contributions of nine of the ground breaking women who did their work despite some incredible obstacles."