Women of Achievement

M. Virginia Braxs (Photo credit: Trotter Photo)

Women of Achievement Bio: Virginia Braxs

Virginia Braxs is truly a Woman of Achievement! She exemplifies the criteria for selection, given the impact of her volunteer service on the Greater St. Louis Community, specifically focused on the Hispanic community.


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Vida Goldman Prince

Vida “Sister” Prince’s commitment to document people who have endured difficult life experiences has been the driving force that led her to her work in oral history. As an independent researcher and historian, she showcased her skills and talents in diversified oral history projects with multiple communities, including Jewish, African American, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean and Laotian.


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Marian Nunn

Marian Nunn is from St. Louis and has lived her entire life in St. Louis. She has worked full time in very demanding jobs since her graduation from St. Louis University in 1983. She has […]


2013 Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Brenda D. Newberry

Brenda Newberry has distinguished herself as an outstanding leader in the nonprofit, civic, and entrepreneurial arenas in the St. Louis region. Humorist Sam Levenson once said “As you grow older, you will discover that you […]


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Peggy Nelson

Peggy Nelson’s story is a profile in courage and commitment. At age 23, a routine chest x-ray found a malignant mass in her humerus, the long bone in the arm. As a result, her arm, shoulder blade and collarbone all on the left side were removed.


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Merry Mosbacher

Merry Mosbacher leads the charge in Community Betterment. In addition to all of her volunteer work with the many community organizations listed below, she is also a principle of Edward Jones where she is responsible for the $8 billion dollar Insurance Annuity Products area, which represents approximately 18% of the firm’s overall trade revenue United Way of Greater St. Louis: Merry has been engaged with United Way for too many years to count.


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Veronica McDonnell

We are pleased to submit Veronica McDonnell to be honored through the 2013 Women of Achievement Award. In addition to her community volunteer activities with numerous non-profit organizations, the leadership and volunteer service Veronica has […]


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Sally Katzif

Sally Katzif has dedicated the last 30‐plus years of her life to serving the St. Louis community. She believes in giving back and supporting others through her time, expertise and leadership.


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Margaret Israel

Over forty-four years ago my nominee and her husband moved to Saint Louis to begin new careers at Washington University. She received both undergraduate and graduate degrees at UCLA, but it has been her work […]


Women of Achievement 2013 Bio: Sheila Greenbaum

Sheila’s list of accomplishments and honors are exemplary. Currently, as President of the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri, she has been a guiding force behind the organization for more than 25 years.




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