Today’s Dame of the Day is Julieta Granada (November 17, 1986). When she was 14, Granada moved from Paraguay with her mother and started competing on the U.S. Junior Golf circuit. At age 18, Granada turned pro and, during her rookie season, won the LPGA’s ADT tournament. With this victory, Granada earned the first $1 million prize purse for women’s golf. In addition to her tour appearances in the United States and Europe, Granada won gold at the 2014 South American Games and won the bronze medal at the 2015 Pan American Games.
Today’s Dame of the Day is Josephina Pla (November 9, 1903-January 11, 1999).In the 1950s, Pla founded the New Art Group with fellow artists Olga Blinder, Lilí De Mónico and José Laterza Parodi. As a poet, art critic, playwright, painter and journalist, she is one of the most respected members of the Paraguayan artistic community.