THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: SONIA PRESSMAN FUENTESadmin2020-06-23T13:59:56+00:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Sonia Pressman Fuentes
Holocaust survivor born in Berlin, Germany
“I was so into women’s rights with my whole soul and still am.”
Attorney. Advocate for Women’s Rights. Speaker. Author. Mentor.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), first woman attorney in the Office of the General Counsel.
Co-founder: National Organization for Women (NOW), Women’s Equity Action League (WEAL), Federally Employed Women (FEW).
Charter member: Veteran Feminists of America (VFA).
Board of Trustees: National Woman’s Party.
Photo 1.Left to right: Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray, Sonia, Dr. Bernice Sandler.
Photo 2. Founding of NOW – Sonia Fuentes, front row, third from the right, Washington, DC, October 1966.