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Image description: A black-and-white portrait-style photo of Belle Case La Follette.

Belle Case La Follette

Belle Case La Follette was the first woman to graduate from law school in Wisconsin and an outspoken advocate for women's right to vote.
Helen Connor Laird

Helen Connor Laird

Community leader Helen Connor Laird was the inspiration for the Laird Endowment Fund for the Arts in central Wisconsin.
Image description: A headshot of Angela Lang.

Angela Lang

Angela Lang is a community organizer in Milwaukee and the founder and executive director of Black Leaders Organizing for Communities.
Image description: A headshot of April Ulring Larson.

April Ulring Larson

Elected by the La Crosse Area Synod in 1992, Rev. April Ulring Larson became the first female Lutheran bishop in North America and the second in the world.
Image description: A headshot of Peg Lautenschlager.

Peg Lautenschlager

Peg Lautenschlager was the first female district attorney for Winnebago County, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, and the first female Attorney General of Wisconsin.
Image description: A headshot of Barbara Lawton in front of an American flag.

Barbara Lawton

Barbara Lawton, forty-third lieutenant governor of Wisconsin, was the first woman to be elected to that position.
A headshot of Estella Leopold.

Estella Leopold

Estella Leopold was a paleobotanist and conservationist who conducted ground-breaking research on fossilized pollen.
Image description: A black-and-white headshot of Gerda Lerner.

Gerda Lerner

University of Wisconsin scholar Gerda Lerner founded the academic field of women's history.
Image description: A headshot of Patty Loew.

Patricia “Patty” Loew

Patricia "Patty" Loew is a celebrated journalist, filmmaker, and educator about Native Americans in Wisconsin.
Image description: A black-and-white headshot of Katherine Lyall.

Katharine Lyall

Katharine Lyall was the first woman president of the University of Wisconsin System.