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Toni Sender

Toni Sender’s wide-ranging quest to save the world led her from the union hall to the German Parliament (as a socialist) and finally to the UN.

Stephanie Pollack Named MA’s First Female Secretary of Transportation

January 13, 2015

"I saw the law as one tool that could be used to improve the world, what we Jews call tikkun olam." - Stephanie Pollack

Stephanie Pollack

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Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Courtesy of Northeastern University

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Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Courtesy of Northeastern University

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Woman with Underwood Typewriter circa 1918, cropped

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A woman sits with Underwood typewriter circa 1918.
Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.
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A woman sits with Underwood typewriter circa 1918.

Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.

Rose Rosenberg: A Young Jewish Woman Behind the Scenes of No.10 Downing Street

Rose Rosenberg represents so many women whose names are lost to history because they worked in supportive and administrative roles rather than in the limelight, but who, in pursing work in male-dominated environments, paved the way for women to have leadership roles today. Her story gives us a richer sense of what women have done in behind-the-scenes roles and how that fits into the narratives of history’s “great men.”

Woman with Underwood Typewriter circa 1918

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A woman sits with Underwood typewriter circa 1918.
Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.
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A woman sits with Underwood typewriter circa 1918.

Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.

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Elizabeth Holtzman

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Lawyer and politician Elizabeth Holtzman.

Courtesy of The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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Lawyer and politician Elizabeth Holtzman.

Courtesy of The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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Susan Davis

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Susan Davis, United States House Representative from California.
Courtesy of the U.S. Congress, Government Printing Office.
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Susan Davis, United States House Representative from California.


Courtesy of the U.S. Congress, Government Printing Office.

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Käte Rosenheim

As the tireless head of the Department of Children’s Emigration in the Reich Association of Jews in Germany, Käte Rosenheim managed to save over seven thousand Jewish children from the Nazis.

Bertha Floersheim Rauh

A social reformer ahead of her time, Bertha Floersheim Rauh initiated dozens of vital services and completely overhauled Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Welfare.

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