|Shirley Abrahamson came to Wisconsin with her
husband when he wanted to further his education. She later moved to New
Jersey but returned following her husband's career.
Meanwhile she was studying to become a lawyer. After coming back to
Wisconsin permanently she was appointed Chief Justice of Wisconsin's
|Sonja Ackerman has lived in
Wisconsin her entire life. She grew up in Eau Claire, but moved to
Wausau after attending college at UW Madison for a Masters Degree in
Library and Informational Studies to get a job as a children's
librarian. She currently is a librarian at two different schools in
the Wausau School District.
|Ginger Alden grew up in
near the shore of Lake Michigan. Growing up in the 50's, she
was the daughter of a mother without a job who wished to have her
children to grow up to have strong careers. She went on to have a
very strong career while balancing a family and marriage. Inspiring women has been a big part of her life.
|Pat Alea was not born in
Wisconsin but occasionally came up to visit her grandparents. She became
an English teacher. After she met her first husband and
had kids she was a stay-at-home mom. While her kids went to school, she went to graduate
school, also, with a masters in creative writing. She has been involved with the Economic
Development Commission in Madison, has been Assistant Executive Director of the
Wisconsin Alumni Association, chaired the American Marketing Association local
chapter and helped initiate several projects for women including Cabinet 99
at UW-Madison and Lt. Governor
Barbara Lawtons Wisconsin Women = Prosperity, just to name a few.
|Gail Ambosius was in her teens when
the feminist movement was starting. She had grown up the
sixth of ten children and saw how hard her mother worked. She
soon decided she wanted something different, a career and a college
education. She went to school to become a travel agent. Saddened by the
lack of glamour, she searched online for something more in her direction.
She found an online program called "Ecole Chocolat" or
"Chocolate School" and signed up, to become a Chocolateir.
|Marcia Anderson was born in Wisconsin but
moved to Missouri in the 2nd grade. She went to school in Missouri throughout
high school attending an all girl school. She is currently the CEO of United States Bankruptcy
Court and a part time Brigadier General in the Army Reserve. In the court, she makes sure
they have what they need. She loves facing the challenges that the army
officials throw at her just because she is a girl.
|Nell Anderson wasn't born in
Wisconsin but came up when her and her husband got a teaching job in
Wausau. After she had her first child she was a stay at home mom and
adopted a Korean girl while looking for other work options. She went to
Papua New Guinea to teach the New Guineans to teach, here she learned she
loved English as second language. She went to Stevens Point to get a masters
degree in this study.
|Tammy Baldwin was born and raised in
Wisconsin. She went to Madison Public schools. To further her
education she went to college for politics and served
on multiple boards in Wisconsin and is currently in the House of Representatives.
|Sue Becker graduated from NTC
and went straight to Wausau and became interested in business and
marketing. She joined a
club called DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America). During her time in
DECA she was nominated to seek the office of National Secretary. She does lots
of volunteering here in the D.C Everest School District.
|Christine Bellport came to Wisconsin from California.
First she stayed for her job, but now she stays because she loves the state. She had
jobs in multiple states but chose to stay in Wisconsin. She does her best
to show herself as reporter and not just an object like some other
women are broadcasted.
Judge Ann Walsh Bradley
|Ann Bradley grew up in the small town of Richland
Center, Wisconsin. She graduated Richland Center High and went to Webster
College in St. Louis Missouri Majoring in Religion and English. After graduating Bradley taught high school
in La Crosse. She later went to the University of Wisconsin Madison to
study law. She moved up to Wausau and started her own law firm. She later
ran for Wisconsin Supreme Court and was elected in 1995. She has been
working there ever since.
|Christine Bremer-Muggli came to Wisconsin
with her husband after getting married. She grew up in the middle of
Chicago attending high school, college and law school in the city.
As a young lawyer she worked for the Attorney General of the state of
Illinois as a Special Assistant Attorney General. As part of her work
there she assisted people who were committed to mental health facilities and children and adults with developmental disabilities.