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Anne Ladky Executive Director,and founding member of Women Employed, Anne Ladky has contributed to historic changes in women’s employment opportunities. She has spent almost 40 years dedicated to making life better for working women by fighting for strong employment rights laws, fair pay and expanded educational opportunities. Today, she’s enlisting women leaders in efforts to improve workplace conditions and enable more low-wage working women to get the education they need to advance.
Meri Te Tai Mangakahia (1868–1920), campaigned for women’s suffrage in New Zealand. She was the first woman to address the Maori Kotahitanga Parliament in 1893, arguing that women should vote and hold office.