Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Deborah Ann Turner

Deborah Ann Turner


Title: President

Company: League of Women Voters

Location: Omaha, Nebraska, United States




  • Des Moines Metropolitan League (president, 2011-2015)
  • Drake University
  • Iowa State University
  • League of Women Voters Education Fund (board of trustees)
  • League of Women Voters, Iowa Board (state vice president, 2011-2015) (co-president, 2015)
  • League of Women Voters, National Board (member, Finance Committee) (member, Governance Committee) (chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee)
  • Outreach, Children’s Feeding Centers (volunteer)
  • Outreach Program, International and Medical Programs (vice president) (medical missions’ participant, 2010-2019)
  • Rotary International
  • Singida’s Medical Center
  • University of Iowa


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2022)
  • Honoree, Who’s Who of Professional Woman, Marquis Who’s Who (2022)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2022)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2022, 2021)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • Recipient, Louise Noun Visionary Women of the Year Award, Young Women’s Resource Center Des Moines (2018)
  • Recipient, Gertrude Rush Award, National Bar Association (2015)
  • Inductee, Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame (2013)
  • Board Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Recipient, Certificate for Compassionate Care, Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care

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