Dr. med. Gabriele Strecker

Title: Dr. med.
Prename: Gabriele
Surname: Strecker
Name of birth: Schneider
Profession: Physician, journalist, politician
Birthday: 12/27/1904
Place of birth: Trier
Date of death: 08/06/1983
Place of death: Bad Homburg
Married since: 1930
Married to: Dr. Josef Strecker
Profession husband: Gynecologist
Children: 2
Education: 1940–43 university studies (medicine); doctorate
Career: 1944–45 physician at Bad Homburg Hospital; 1946 director of women’s radio, first with Radio Frankfurt, then 1949–62 Hessischer Rundfunk; 1954–62 Christian Democratic Union (CDU) deputy in Hesse state parliament; CDU deputy in the German Bundestag
Memberships: 1947 founding member of the Bad Homburg Women’s Association (Bad Homburger Frauenverband); 1948 CDU; 1950–60 board of the CDU’s Hesse branch; 1948 initiates the reestablishment of the Frankfurt chapter of the German Federation of University Women after a visit to Crosby Hall; 1952 founding member of the Soroptimist International in Frankfurt; supports the founding of the Deutscher Frauenring federation of women’s organizations; 1950–60 president of the Hesse CDU women’s group
Biographical literature: [Archiv der deutschen Frauenbewegung, Nachlass Gabriele Strecker](http://www.addf-kassel.de/bestaende/nachlass/strecker/strecker-g/index.htm)
Major works: *Hundert Jahre Frauenbewegung* (Wiesbaden, 1951); *Frausein – heute* (Weilheim: O.W. Barth, 1965); “Die neue Eva,” in *Eva – wo bist du?* Ed. Ursula von Mangoldt (Weilheim: O.W. Barth, 1967), 7–33; *Frauenträume, Frauentränen. Über den unterhaltenden deutschen Frauenroman* (Weilheim: O.W. Barth, 1969); *Überleben ist nicht genug. Frauen 1945–1950* (Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1981)
Links: [Archiv der deutschen Frauenbewegung, Nachlass Gabriele Strecker](http://www.addf-kassel.de/bestaende/nachlass/strecker/strecker-g/index.htm)