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Sisters on the Planet®

Since 2008, hundreds of notable women have joined Oxfam America as Sisters on the Planet ambassadors.

A diverse group of leaders in business, politics, the arts, and more, Sisters on the Planet ambassadors. are united by a common goal: to use their influence to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice, with a particular focus on empowering women worldwide.

Sisters on the Planet in action

Honorable Barbara Lawton: Former Lt. Governor of Wisconsin; Oxfam Sisters on the Planet Ambassador.

Meet our Sisters on the Planet®

Barbara Lawton is a champion for women’s rights and the environment. She served two terms as Wisconsin's lieutenant governor, advancing the green economy and women’s economic development in her state and around the world.

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Stories about women and girls