Prudencia Ayala, The First Woman in Latin America who aspired to the Presidency

Prudencia Ayala Prudencia was born on April 28,1885 in El Salvador. She began her primary studies at the elementary school of Professor Maria Luisa de Cristofine, which never ended because of the lack of financial resources in her family, so she developed a self-taught education. By 1913 she began writing articles for various newspapers in […]

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Matilde Montoya, The First Mexican Female Medical Surgeon

Matilde Montoya She studied midwifery in the Establishment of Medical Sciences, which involved two years of theoretical studies, a final examination to five synodical, and practice for a year at the Maternity Hospital exam. At 16, Montoya received the title of Midwife and settled to work in Puebla with resounding success. Once initiated her studies […]

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