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Ann Shaw Facts

Ann Shaw (1921–2015) was an American social worker and civic leader based in Los Angeles for five decades. Shaw was a leader of the YWCA of the Greater Los Angeles for two terms and the first African American to head the organization and the first

Joe McDonnell Facts

Joseph Michael McDonnell (born 1 March 1973 in Hastings, New Zealand), is a rugby union player who played eight tests for New Zealand. As of 2008 he plays for Newcastle Falcons in the Guinness Premiership and in 2009 he has joined the CR El Salvador.

Roquia Sakhawat Hussain Facts

Begum Roquia Sakhawat Hussain, popularly known as Begum Rokeya (9 December 1880 – 9 December 1932), was a leading feminist writer and social worker in undivided Bengal during the early 20th century. She is most famous for her efforts on behalf of g

Pauline Marois Facts

Pauline Marois (born March 29, 1949) served as the 30th Premier of Quebec (2012–2014) and was leader of the Parti Québécois (2007–2014). On September 4, 2012, Marois led her party to minority victory in the Quebec general election, thus becomin

Margaret Whitlam Facts

Margaret Elaine Whitlam, AO (19 November 1919 – 17 March 2012) was a prominent Australian and the wife of Prime Minister of Australia Gough Whitlam. She was a published author, social worker and former champion swimmer, having represented Australia

Jeannette Rankin Facts

Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) became the first woman to hold a high government office in the United States when, in 1916, she was elected to the United States Congress from the state of Montana. After winning her House s

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Anna Lo Facts

Anna Manwah Lo MBE (born 17 June 1950) is an Alliance Party politician in Northern Ireland. Born in Hong Kong, of Cantonese-Chinese ethnicity, Lo was elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly for Belfast South in the 2007 assembly election. She was th

Noel Smith Fernandez Facts

Noel Smith was born and raised in New York City. After graduating from Wellesley College she became a social worker under Mary Breckinridge at the Frontier Nursing Service in Hyden, a community in Leslie County inEastern Kentucky. Now retired from te

Tanya Vance Facts

Born and raised in Kingsport, Tennessee, Tanya Vance won multiple awards in high school for her achievements in track and field, including being voted Female Athlete of various meets and Most Outstanding Female on various occasions. Upon graduation,

Sally Schumann Facts