Female Professionals

Famous Female Humanitarians

Updated June 14, 2019 8.6k views 7 items

List of famous female humanitarians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female humanitarians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being humanitarians. There are thousand of females working as humanitarians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic humanitarians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a humanitarian then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list is made up of people like Masiela Lusha and Mehreen Raheel.

While this isn't a list of all female humanitarians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female humanitarians?" and "Who are the best female humanitarians?"
Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Humanitarians
Photo:  Denis Makarenko/Shutterstock.com

Angelina Jolie (; née Voight, formerly Jolie Pitt, born June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of such accolades as an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards, she has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress multiple times. Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in Lookin' to Get Out (1982), and her film career began in earnest a decade later with the low-budget production Cyborg 2 (1993), followed by her first leading role in a major film, Hackers (1995). She starred in the critically acclaimed biographical cable films George Wallace (1997) and Gia (1998), and won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

More Angelina Jolie 

The Very Best Angelina Jolie Movies #230 of 274 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World #290 of 410 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2020, Ranked

Aoi Miyazaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Humanitarians
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Aoi Miyazaki (宮﨑 あおい, Miyazaki Aoi, born November 30, 1985) is a Japanese actress. She is known for roles such as in Nana and Virgin Snow. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Suginami, Japan

Masiela Lusha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Humanitarians
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Masiela Lusha (; born October 23, 1985) is an Albanian-American actress, author, producer and humanitarian. Lusha gained recognition for playing Carmen Lopez on the globally syndicated ABC sitcom George Lopez, a role which earned her two consecutive Young Artist Awards for Leading Young Actress in a Comedy or Drama. After transitioning into film, she starred in Sony Picture's Blood: The Last Vampire. Lusha also starred alongside David Hasselhoff and Ian Ziering in SyFy's television movie Sharknado: The 4th Awakens.Lusha made her acting debut in Summoning in 2001. That same year, she made her television debut in the Disney Channel series, Lizzie McGuire. Lusha appeared as a main cast member ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: Tirana, Tirana District, Eurasia, Albania, Tiranë County

Emilie Schindler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Humanitarians
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Emilie Schindler (née Pelzl; 22 October 1907 – 5 October 2001) was a Sudeten German-born woman who, with her husband Oskar Schindler, helped to save the lives of 1,200 Jews during World War II by employing them in his enamelware and munitions factories, providing them immunity from the Nazis. She was recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Israel's Yad Vashem in 1994. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 94 (1907-2001)

Birthplace: Moravia, Czech Republic

More Emilie Schindler 

#105 of 318 The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models #14 of 16 16 Brilliant Women From History Who Got No Credit For Their Groundbreaking Work