Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965), U.S. educator. Many a Good Crusade, part 1 (1954).
Gildersleeve was Dean of Barnard College, an elite institution for women, in New York City. Mme. Marie Curie (1867-1934) was a Polish scientist and co-discoverer of radium. She won two Nobel Prizes—in 1903 for physics, and in 1911 for chemistry. Her daughter, Irene Curie-Joliot, also won a Nobel Prize: in 1935, for chemistry.