Partner Maria Fierz
Marta von Meyenburg (November 10, 1882 – March 10, 1972) was the daughter of Viktor von Meyenburg. She attended nursing school in Zurich, then worked for the official guardianship of Zurich. From 1910 she was the director of care courses for women. She founded, together with her life partner Maria Fierz, the Social Women's School of Zurich, she was the first headmistress from 1921 to 1934 on the vocational training of the social worker and promoted the professionalization of female. In 1914 she co-founded and until 1947she was a member of the board of Frauenzentrale Zürich. From 1934 to 57 she was a board member of the Nursing school of Zurich.
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