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WSRC Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Right to Vote

Celebrating 100 Years of Womanhood Suffrage

In the Fall of 2020, the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University relaunched the banner campaign. This campaign celebrates 100 years of womanhood suffrage, while honoring those who inspire all of us in the fight for equality. A physical banner featuring these names will be hung in the Women’s Studies Research Center when it is safe to do so. We are thrilled to share the list of honorees and please note that the list will be updated as the campaign continues. We are moved by the touching tributes made to those who inspire us all.

“I want my daughter to always remember that we are in this fight for equality and voice and access together. We stand on the shoulders of so many brave women who came before us, and next to so many women still in this fight alongside us."

“Mom has been fighting for women’s reproductive rights and voting rights forever!"

“Honoring my mother, who is over 100 years old and who has worked tirelessly for decades for reproductive choice and for Planned Parenthood…a difficult cause in our state.”

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  • Jeannie Abbott 
  • Carrie Arnold (In Memoriam)
  • Nancer Ballantyne Ballard
  • Mary Ballegeer
  • Ruhama Benavot
  • Marian Siverio Bennahum 
  • Megan Biesele
  • Susan Brown
  • Zelda Brown
  • Mary Lothrop Bundy
  • Terry Byrne
  • Judith Perry Carpenter
  • Ruth Chance (In Memoriam)
  • Laura Lynn Cole (In Memoriam)
  • Rev. Katie Lee Crane
  • Demitra DiLuzio (In Memoriam)
  • Betsy Epstein
  • Susan Friedburg
  • Tzivia Lipunski Friedman (In Memoriam)
  • Sonia Fuentes
  • Vicki Levins Gabriner (In Memoriam)
  • Anita Ilta Garey (In Memoriam)
  • Amy Nutkin Goldberg
  • Cara Ariel Goldberg
  • Jessica Bixby Goldberg
  • Ruth Goldberg (In Memoriam)
  • Sue Goldberg
  • Dr. Caryl I. Goodman
  • Kay Gressel (In Memoriam)
  • Sophia Sagen-Gutherz
  • Eva Hansen
  • Lena Rosenbeck Hansen (In Memoriam)
  • Karen V. Hansen
  • Susan M. Hartmann
  • Joanne Homlish
  • Shari Hyman
  • Hilda Kahne (In Memoriam)
  • Helena Haugen Kanten (In Memoriam)
  • Nancy K. Kaufman
  • Dorothy Konvisser (In Memoriam)
  • Elise Pooler Lambert (In Memoriam)
  • Joanne Mary Layman Laughlin (In Memoriam)
  • Rebecca Sue Levin
  • Cindi Little 
  • Celia Lopman
  • Lisa Lynch
  • Mirele Mann
  • Annette Miller 
  • Mildred Pooler Miscall (In Memoriam)
  • Hannah Zoe Morley
  • Joyce Pastor
  • Jane R Plitt 
  • Eva Berger Pololi (In Memoriam)
  • Michele Quinn
  • Shula Reinharz
  • Maude McGee Rider (In Memoriam)
  • Marcia Ripaldi
  • Gabrielle Rubenstein
  • Phoebe Schnitzer
  • Maxine Schweitzer
  • Lynn Scott
  • Cecily Ava Shandell
  • Miranda Lynn Shandell
  • Robin Irene Shane
  • Nancy Ruth Shane
  • Rosalie Ripaldi Shane
  • Maureen Sheldon
  • Hanni Sherman
  • Kate Hoffman Siddiqi
  • Purnima Singh (In Memoriam)
  • Cathy Slesinger
  • Myra Strober
  • Pamela Swing
  • Andrea Waldstein
  • Kristin Waters
  • Frances Glaser Wertheimer (In Memoriam)
  • Adrienne Williams
  • Carolyn Williams 
  • Selma Ruth Williams (In Memoriam)
  • Lee Ann Yolin
  • Lizzie Landau Zwick (In Memoriam) 
  • Vivian Zwick

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