How the German Medical Women's Association is perceived by the public substantially depends on the personalities of its presidents. They all have in common their commitment to represent medical women's interests in the politics concerning their professional group and in general politics. Other focal points of DÄB's presidents after World War II were as follows:
Dr. med. Thekla von Zwehl, München
Intense battle against the act that medical women were put at a disadvantage with regard to setting up practice, involvement in drawing up the federal registration regulations, in social reforms (e.g. abortion and equality for women).