Congratulations Doreen Garlid!

Congratulations Doreen Garlid!

IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR March 11, 2020  For more information contact: Allison Bodnum, 630-390-0121 Congratulations Doreen Garlid!  Phoenix, 2020–  March 10, 2020 Tempe made history by electing Doreen Garlid to serve on its city council! Garlid’s election was historic, as she will be the first Native American to serve on the Tempe City Council.  Doreen has … Read more

Amazing Women in Arizona History: Rachel Berry

 Today’s amazing woman in Arizona history is Rachel Emma Allen Berry. Rachel Berry was an American suffragist, who worked to advocate and fight for women’s right to vote and to run for office.   Just two years after women were granted the right to vote in Arizona, Rachel Berry became one of the first women in … Read more

Amazing Women in Arizona History: Sarah Herring Sorin

Today’s amazing woman in Arizona history is Sarah Herring Sorin. After moving from New York to Tombstone, Arizona with her family, Sarah Sorin became one of the first female school teachers in Arizona, later becoming the principal.  After the death of her brother, Sorin resigned from her work in the schoolhouse and went to study … Read more

Amazing Women in Arizona History: Lorna E Lockwood

Today’s amazing woman in Arizona history is Lorna E. Lockwood. Lorna Lockwood was born and raised in Arizona and developed an interest in law from a young age. After attending high school in Tombstone, AZ, Lockwood went to pursue an undergraduate degree and Juris Doctorate at the University of Arizona. She was the only female … Read more

Amazing Women in Arizona History: Carolyn Warner

Today’s amazing woman in Arizona history is Carolyn Warner. Warner began her political career as a board member of the Phoenix Union High School District. She then went on to become the first non-educator elected as State Superintendent of Public Instruction. She served in this position for 12 years. Following her time as State Superintendent, … Read more