Tag: UW

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.
Angie Brooks

Angie Brooks

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

Ellen Bravo

Author and activist Ellen Bravo has fought tirelessly for policies that support working women and their families.
Gene Cohen Boyer

Gene Cohen Boyer

Gene Cohen Boyer was an activist for women’s rights, a successful businesswoman, and a founding member of multiple feminist organizations.
Ruth Bleier

Ruth Bleier

Ruth Bleier was a neurophysiology professor whose pioneering work showed that there was gender bias in the field of biological science.
Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry, assistant professor of interdisciplinary creativity at the UW-Madison, is a celebrated cartoonist, author, speaker, and instructor.
Carol Bartz

Carol Bartz

Carol Bartz is the former president and CEO of the internet company Yahoo!
Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin was the first woman elected to represent Wisconsin in Congress and the first openly gay senator in U.S. history.
Ineva Reilly Baldwin

Ineva Reilly Baldwin

Before Ineva Reilly Baldwin championed the “Wisconsin Idea,” she was a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant commander during World War II—the highest rank ever attained by a woman at that time.
Shirley Abrahamson

Shirley Abrahamson

Shirley S. Abrahamson was the first woman justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the first female chief justice in state history.