In 1921, American author and playwright Zona Gale became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, for the play MISS LULU BETT.
Community activist and educator Debora Gil R. Casado cofounded the first Spanish-language immersion school in Madison, Wisconsin.
Ho-poe-kaw, which translates to “Glory of the Morning,” was a Ho-Chunk chief in the 1700s.
Lavinia Goodell was the first female lawyer admitted to the bar of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
A student activist in the 1960s, Ann D. Gordon became a history professor and an important scholar of women’s suffrage in the U.S.
Carie Graves was a three-time Olympian and a medal winner for the U.S. women's rowing team.
Ruth Gruber was a journalist and humanitarian known for her work documenting the lives of refugees.