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Women Firsts recognizes achievements by Chamorro women

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - During a ceremony at Government House this afternoon the Guam Women's Chamber of Commerce announced the latest set of Women Firsts. It's a project that identifies the island's women who were first in their respective fields.  This is the second group of Women Firsts. Guampedia contributed in identifying the women.

SISTER MARIAN THERESE ARROYO, R.S.M.
First Woman to Compose a Chamorro Catholic Mass


CECILIA CRUZ BAMBA  (dec.)
First Chamorro Woman to Lead the Struggle for Guam War Reparations


JESSICA WARNER BARRETT
First Chamorro Woman Certified Plumber


MARJORIE GRATHWOHL DRIVER
First Faculty Member of the Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)  University of Guam


ELIZABETH CONCEPCION GAYLE
First Chamorro Woman Licensed Professional Engineer


JUDITH PAULETTE GUTHERTZ
First Woman Chief of Police


LOURDES PALOMO KLITZKIE
First Chamorro Woman Olympian


EVELYN SALAS LEON GUERRERO
First Chamorro Woman Lieutenant Colonel


GLADYS LUJAN LIZAMA (dec.)
First Liberation Day Queen of Guam


PILAR CRUZ LUJAN
First Woman to Create the Chamorro Language Program, Guam Department of Education


LOURDES TAITANO PANGELINAN
First Chamorro Woman to Lead the Secretariat of the Pacific Community


LAURA MARIE TORRES SOUDER
First Chamorro Woman Published Author


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