Wisconsin Women Making History
Their Stories. Our Legacy.
Lorena "Hick" Hickok was a journalist during the U.S. Great Depression and a close friend of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Edna Ferber was a short story writer, playwright, and Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist who portrayed strong women characters.
Mee Moua was the first Hmong American to be elected to a state legislature in the U.S.
Ellen Kort was Wisconsin’s first poet laureate.