Puerto Rico native Carmen Delgado Votaw is a renowned activist moved and inspired to action by Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 March on Washington. She is a leading voice of women’s rights and betterment of children, Latinos, and other minorities throughout the world.
- Ms. Delgado-Votaw, among other achievements, is recognized as being one of the 2014 Women of Character, Courage and Commitment by the National Women’s History Project.
- In 1996, she wrote “Puerto Rican Women,” a bilingual women’s history book.
- She’s also the recipient of the Veteran Feminists of America Medal of Honor awarded in 1999.
Source: National Women’s History Project