Betty Bumpers & Rosalynn Carter

Bumpers 1925 – 2018 (93 years old)
Carter 1927 – 2023 (96 years old)

United States

Year of great discovery/work

Bumpers, the former First Lady of Arkansas, and Carter, the former First Lady of the United States, started the non-profit childhood vaccine advocacy group, Every Child By Two, in 1991. The name is a reference to the routine infant immunization schedule, which recommends many vaccinations before 2 years of age.

Did you know?
Bumpers and Carter began their childhood immunization advocacy in the 1970s when their husbands were governors of Arkansas and Georgia, respectively.