Rosa Parks represents the “civil rights” category, and is remembered for being a Civil Rights Activists. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus spurred a city-wide boycott. The city of Montgomery had no choice but to lift the law requiring segregation on public buses.
Amelia Earhart represents the “pioneers” category, and is remembered for being a woman of many firsts in the airplane world. She flew across most of the world and many flights were solo.
Although Mother Teresa is not the original name of Mother Teresa, the Hagemann Senate voted to call it “Teresa House”, as her original name would not be recognizable. Mother Teresa represents the “outreach” category, and is remembered for ministering to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying for 45 years at the Missionaries of Charity’s expansion.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton represents the “suffrage” category, and is remembered for being an American social activist, abolitionist, and a leading figure of the early women’s rights movement. She assisted in initiating the first organized women’s rights and women’s suffrage movements in the US.
Rachel Carson represents the “sustainability” category, and is remembered for being an American marine biologist and conservationist whose writings sparked the environment movement that led to the creation of the U.S. Environment Protection Agency.
Helen Keller represents the “adversity” category, and is remembered for showing the world how anything is possible even amidst physically limiting handicaps such as being blind and deaf. She learned to read and was one of the few women at the time to attend college and is now famous for accomplishments as a handicapped woman.
Eleanor Roosevelt represents the “politics” category, and is remembered for being the longest-serving First Lady of the U.S. She was a very outspoken advocate for women in the workplace, civil rights of African-Americans and Japanese Americans, and the rights of WWII refugees. She was one of the first delegates for the United Nations and oversaw the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Marie Curie represents the “science” category, and is remembered for being the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, among other firsts, and made huge discoveries in the field of radioactivity.