Listee Features — April 2, 2019


Encouraged to contribute to society in a positive way, Kathy Lee set her sights on becoming a social worker. There were very few women in the field at the time, but Ms. Lee was determined to succeed. She obtained a Bachelor of Science from Texas Women’s University in 1969 to help her achieve her goal, and became the club director of the Special Services Department of the U.S. Army that same year. Ms. Lee then advanced through positions like unit manager of Presbyterian Hospital, program director of the Office of Senior Affairs, assistant director and director of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and transportation project coordinator, all in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She continues her work as a human services administrator

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Raised by progressive parents, Rosemary McAuliffe and her sister were always encouraged to pursue their dreams. Ms. McAuliffe wasn’t entirely sure where her path would lead her, but her sister was set on law. Upon graduating Regis College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1949, Ms. McAuliffe decided to follow in her sister’s footsteps. She proceeded to earn a JD from New England Law School in 1954 and to be admitted to practice before the state of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Degrees in hand, Ms. McAuliffe set out into the field. She opened her own private practice in Boston in 1956, and remains there to

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Driven by her passion for health care, Anne Barlow dedicated her career to advancing the field. The first stop on her professional journey was North Lonsdale Hospital, where she served as a house physician from 1948 to 1949. She then became a house surgeon at the Royal Infirmary, a resident to the professional unit of child health at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, and a junior hospital medical officer at the Knightswood Infectious Diseases Hospital. Although Ms. Barlow enjoyed her work, she wanted to see what opportunities were available to her elsewhere. She left the United Kingdom and moved to the United States in 1951, and joined the staff of the Yale University School of Public Health almost immediately.

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