U is for Praskovya Uvarova – Archaeologist
Praskovya Uvarova (1840 – 1924) was an amateur Russian archaeologist.
She came into archaeology through marriage to her husband Count Aleksey Uvarov, who was chairman of the Archaeological Society of Moscow. When he died, she took over as chairman.
Add your own “U-named women to the list in the comments below! Another suggested to me is:
Agnès Ullmann – Microbiology