This page contains useful resources for locating content to add to Wikipedia.
These resources are open and available to everyone - no affiliation required.
Websites for Academic and Professional societies and associations often will have an Award Section or a Hall of Fame that you can search.
Here are a few examples:
These resources require affiliation with RIT.
Books on notable women are availably electronically from the library. A few are listed here; you can find more in the library catalog.