Dr. Germaine Marie-Thérèse Hannevart

Title: Dr.
Prename: Germaine Marie-Thérèse
Surname: Hannevart
Profession: High school teacher
Birthday: 08/08/1887
Place of birth: Leuze-en-Hainaut
Date of death: 04/24/1977
Place of death: Uccle
Education: 1907 women teachers’ examination in Brussels; 1907–09 university studies (biology) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles; 1922 doctorate
Career: 1923–46 teaches biology at the girls lycée Emile Jacqmain
Memberships: 1921 founding member and treasurer, 1932–52 president, Belgian Federation of University Women; from 1929 Belgian Open Door Group for Working Women’s Emancipation (Groupement Belge de la Porte Ouverte) and National Council of Belgian Women; Masonic lodge Fédération Belge du Droit Humain
Biographical literature: Éliane Gubin et al., *Dictionnaire des femmes belges, XIXe et XXe siècles* (Brussels: Éditions Racine, 2006), 307–9; Pol Defosse, Jean-Michel Dufays, and Martine Goldberg, *Dictionnaire historique de la laïcité en Belgique* (Brussels: Fondation rationaliste, 2006), 158