County: Dane

Suzy Favor Hamilton

Suzy Favor Hamilton

Suzy Favor Hamilton is a record-breaking runner, a three-time Olympic athlete, and a vocal advocate for mental health.
Margaret Farrow

Margaret Farrow

Margaret Farrow was the first woman to serve as lieutenant governor in Wisconsin.
Ada Deer

Ada Deer

Ada Deer was the first woman to head the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs and the first Native American woman from Wisconsin to run for U.S. Congress.
Carin Clauss

Carin Clauss

Carin Clauss was the first woman Solicitor in the U.S. Department of Labor.
Clara Bewick Colby

Clara Bewick Colby

Clara Bewick Colby, a prominent suffragist, orator, and journalist, started a newspaper called the WOMAN’S TRIBUNE.
Laurel Clark

Laurel Clark

Laurel Clark was an accomplished doctor, U.S. Navy captain, and NASA astronaut who died aboard the space shuttle Columbia in 2003.
Kathryn Clarenbach

Kathryn Clarenbach

Kathryn "Kay" Clarenbach was a founding member and the first chair of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and won gains for women's rights in state and federal politics.
Lynne Cheney

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.
Ellen Bravo

Ellen Bravo

Author and activist Ellen Bravo has fought tirelessly for policies that support working women and their families.
Angie Brooks

Angie Brooks

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