Category: Alphabetical

Brooks, Angie

Angie Brooks

Angie Brooks is best known as the first African woman to serve as president of the United Nations General Assembly.

White, Helen C.

Helen C. White

Helen C. White was the first woman to hold a full professorship in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Baird, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baird

Elizabeth Baird’s newspaper stories about the developing Green Bay area in the 1800s were among the earliest written accounts of life in Wisconsin.

Shalala, Donna

Donna Shalala

Donna Shalala was the first woman to head a Big Ten university and the longest-serving secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.