Hard One, Not Done


A commemoration of the 100-Year Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment from an Iowa Perspective

Women of Achievement Awards

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:45am
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

A 2020 Iowa Women of Achievement Award has been designated to honor the contributions of Sue M. Wilson Brown. Ms. Brown was a leader in the suffrage movement advocating for African-American women on the local, state and national level. Brown served as president of the Iowa Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs from 1915-1917. In 1919, Brown founded The Des Moines League of Colored Women Voters and was also its first president. She became the first female president of the Des Moines NAACP chapter in 1925.

Des Moines
Intended Audience: 
Women Lead Change Central Iowa Conference Attendees
Contact Name: 
Amy Eaton
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Women Lead Change