Women have always made hard choices in limited circumstances. It’s gratifying to Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel acknowledged, and the same or more goes to Clara Wieck Schumann. (I recommend wading through this book if you are interested in her.)
Of course, many other women have composed music of all kinds. Is there one who resonates with you? Let me know by contacting me, and let me know whether you’d be willing to share your thoughts here on the MusiKinesis® blog.