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Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.
Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.
Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.
Feminist, social worker, and advocate for persons with HIV/AIDS.
Professional women's service club formed before 1935, which is active in community and world service, with special emphasis on hearing and speech aid.
Sexual abuse response and advocacy center established in in Iowa City in 1973 to serve located the University of Iowa community and surrounding counties.
Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.
Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Iowa City activist.
Organized in 1901 to promote the arts and community service.
Women Aware, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Sioux City, Iowa, which was started in 1979. Its primary focus is on displaced homemakers and single parent homemakers, providing advocacy, education, information, counseling, referral and support.
Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.
This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.