Trained as a lawyer and committed to equity, Danae Davis is passionate about “success for every child, in every school, from cradle to career.”
Mabel Raimey was the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, attend Marquette University Law School, and practice law in Wisconsin.
Vel Phillips achieved many firsts, including first woman and first African American to be elected to the statewide office of secretary of state.
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.
Lavinia Goodell was the first female lawyer admitted to the bar of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Angie Brooks is best known as the first African woman to serve as president of the United Nations General Assembly.