- 9 June 1887
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
- 21 August 1975
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Administrator, Headmistress and Teacher
- Alternative Names
- Cohen, Fanny (preferred name)
Fanny Cohen was headmistress of Fort Street Girls' High School in Sydney from 1929 to 1952. She was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1962 for her services to education.
She was an inspirational teacher and leader with firm views about the importance of streaming gifted students and ensuring that talented girls were given the same opportunities as boys.