List of famous female educators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female educators list contains the most prominent and top females known for being educators. There are thousand of females working as educators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic educators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a educator then the people below should give you inspiration.
This list below has a variety of people, like Lia Purpura and Dolores Sison, in it.While this isn't a list of all female educators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female educators?" and "Who are the best female educators?"
Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in some public and private schools throughout the world. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 82 (1870-1952)
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Marche, Italysee more on Maria Montessori
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune, was an American educator and life rights leader best known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. She attracted donations of time and money, and developed the academic school as a college. It later continued to develop as Bethune-Cookman University. She also was appointed as a national adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She was known as "The First Lady of The Struggle” because of her commitment to give the African Americans a better life. Born in Mayesville, South Carolina, to parents who had been slaves, she started working in fields at age five. She took an early interest in becoming educated; with the help ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 80 (1875-1955)
Birthplace: Mayesville, South Carolina, United States of Americasee more on Mary McLeod Bethune
Roberta Bondar OC O.Ont FRCP FRSC is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Following more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine, Bondar became a consultant and speaker in the business, scientific, and medical communities. Bondar has received many honours including the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, the NASA Space Medal, over 22 honorary degrees and induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Canadasee more on Roberta Bondar