Barbra Higgins, Sept. 2013
photo CC SA-BY-NC from Our Oakland
Barbra Irene Higgins Arana (b.1957) is an Olympic fencer and Oaklander. She was born in Panama and fenced in the 1984 Olympics representing Panama.

Barbra is on the board of directors of Northern California Olympians (NorCal Olympians), which works to "inspire and inform the communities and people of our region and to promote sport, health and the Olympic ideals," and is on the board of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. She is a major supporter of the Bay Area Senior Games. Barbra also works with various groups to further interest in fencing.

Barbra Higgins at Senior Games
photo copyright John Todd, used by permission

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