Great Dominican Women (Women’s Day 2023 - March 8)

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Some of the Dominican women that accomplished important things for Dominican culture, politics, the arts, etc. Many of these women have streets, statues, bridges, etc named after them all over the DR.

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The first woman in forming truly Dominican dance groups and of the national folklor.
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First Dominican actress in Hollywood. She is known as the queen of technicolor.
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First Dominican woman to become a teacher.
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First Dominican woman to get a medicine degree.
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First Dominican woman to become a pilot.
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Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic
 
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The Free Trade Zones are the largest generator of formal jobs for Dominican women.

- Nearly 53% of Free Trade Zone jobs are held by women.

- Of the women employed in the Free Trade Zones, 32% are head of their household.

- 31% of women employed in Free Trade Zones have a high school degree and 13% a university degree.

- Women occupy more than 101,000 jobs in the Free Trade Zones.
 

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Interviews (in Spanish) of three Dominican businesswomen (one per posts.)

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Was given today by president Luis Abinader the honor medal “Medalla al Mérito de la Mujer Dominicana 2023” in the Military-Police, Ana Jiménez Cruceta from the National Police.

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“ “ in Education; Dr. Emma Polanco.

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“ “ in Sports; Ana Villanueva Fabían.

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“ “ in Business; María Fernández Rodríguez.

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“ “ in Rural Woman; Juana Ferrer Paredes.

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“ “ in Health Care; Mirna López Francisco.

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“ “ in Artistic Culture; Ramona Adalgisa Pantaleón.

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Dominican women in roles that traditionally were not for women.

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Dominican women as founders of several businesses and/or leading positions in several businesses.

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Yesterday was what is called International day for Women and last week was international day for homosexuals but poor normal hard working men get no day of recognition ..maybe because it is not deserved.!
 
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PS. For Julia Álvarez it should say Dominican-American. She was born in New York City to Dominican parents.
For Scarlin Hernández it should say Dominican. She was born in Jánico, Santiago, DR though grew up in the USA.
 
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