Posts filed under: Women History Month

Sahar Ahmed Awerbuch started the non-profit Brio Integrated Theatre in 2008. Brio is committed to the belief that all individuals have the ability to create, and that there are diverse perspectives and waysto express creativity. Brio teaches awareness of disabilities...
Carolyn Starrett started Sustainable Winchester, a nonprofit organization, in 2005. It’s mission is to educate and raise awareness about sustainability so that residents, officials, and community organizations can be empowered to take action in their day-to-day lives and to incorporate...
Gail Ockerbloom Freeman opened Studio on the Common, a community space dedicated to creativity, connection, and art in October 2015. Part creative space and part gift shop, Studio on the Common has since been a community buzz spot for its...
Founder and Director Emerita of the Winchester Community Music School, a nonprofit organization now serving more than 850 students from over 30 towns, including Woburn, Stoneham, Lexington, Medford, Arlington, and Burlington. With over 30 years of excellence in music education,...
In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a Presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8, 1980 as National Women’s History Week. The proclamation asserted that “men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often the women...