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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.

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.

Bleier, Ruth

Ruth Bleier

Ruth Bleier was a neurophysiology professor whose pioneering work showed that there was gender bias in the field of biological science.

Rowland, Pleasant

Pleasant Rowland

Pleasant Rowland founded the American Girls Collection, a popular line of books, dolls, and accessories that features girls living throughout U.S. history.

Cheney, Lynne

Lynne Cheney

Lynne Cheney, who served as Second Lady of the United States, has devoted much of her career to writing and speaking about the importance of American history education.