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

These people, like Nicky Gavron and Gail Sheehy include images when available.

While this isn't a list of all female lecturers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female lecturers?" and "Who are the best female lecturers?"
Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Lecturers
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Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1880-1968)

Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States of America

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Beverley Hughes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Lecturers
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Beverley June Hughes, Baroness Hughes of Stretford PC is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Stretford and Urmston from 1997 to 2010. In 2004, she was appointed to the Privy Council. From 2005 to 2009, she served in the Government as the Minister of State for ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Cheshire, Eurasia, Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom, North West England, + more

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Maya Deren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Lecturers
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Maya Deren, born Eleanora Derenkowskaia, was one of the most important American experimental filmmakers and entrepreneurial promoters of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, film theorist, poet, lecturer, writer and photographer. The function of film, Deren ...more

Age: Died at 44 (1917-1961)

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Lecturers
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist during a time when her accomplishments were exceptional for women, and she served as a role model for ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1860-1935)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

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