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Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973), also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces."

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973), also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces."

Wislawa Szymborska, Nobel Prize for Literature 1996

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1996

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1996 was awarded to Wislawa Szymborska "for poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality".

Leymah Gbowee.  A major women's rights leader in Liberia.  She is a ray of hope in a poverty stricken, war torn nation.  She is a leader who has her followers next to her heart.

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The Nobel Peace Prize 1991 was awarded to Aung San Suu Kyi "for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights".

The Nobel Peace Prize 1991

The Nobel Peace Prize 1991

Jody Williams - Nobel Peace Prize winner - anti land mines

Jody Williams - Nobel Peace Prize winner - anti land mines

Ellen Johnson SirleafThe Nobel Peace Prize 2011 was awarded jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work".

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 was awarded jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work".

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, on 10 December…

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, on 10 December…

Ada E. Yonath. Won a Noble Prize in Chemistry for studying the structure and function of the ribosome.

Ada E. Yonath - Facts

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ROSALYN SUSSMAN YALOW  (1921– ) shared the 1977 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for the discovery and development of radioimmunoassay, a technique that employs radioactive isotopes to detect and measure the levels of insulin and hormones in the blood and in body tissues. Yalow was the second woman to win the Nobel Prize in medicine.Yalow holds two U of I degrees: a Master of Science (1942) and a Ph.D. (1945).

Rosalyn Yalow - Facts

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Gerty Theresa Cori (née Radnitz; August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957) was an American biochemist who became the third woman—and first American woman—to win a Nobel Prize in science, and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Gerty Theresa Cori (née Radnitz; August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957) was an American biochemist who became the third woman—and first American woman—to win a Nobel Prize in science, and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard Winner of 1995 Nobel Prize "for their discoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development"... in zebrafish!

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard - Facts

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Women Nobel Prize Laureates in the Sciences Carol Greider — Physiology or Medicine 2009 Carol Greider (b.1961) was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Elizabeth Blackburn and Jack Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase."

Women Nobel Prize Laureates in the Sciences Carol Greider — Physiology or Medicine 2009 Carol Greider (b.1961) was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Elizabeth Blackburn and Jack Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase."