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Meet: Brenda

Meet: Brenda

Brenda’s new apartment at the Putman Family YWCA on Ottawa Street is more than just a home – it’s a sign of their independence.

Meet: Georgina Rosenberg

Meet: Georgina Rosenberg

“My goal is to help women and girls realize that they can be leaders and successful and still find a work/life balance. I think more female leaders equals a better society.”

Meet: Abrar

Meet: Abrar

“Being someone with an accent, new to the country – and being marginalized as a hijabi Muslim woman – it’s not always easy,” she said. “But if you pursue your passion, you will achieve it – regardless of the challenges you may face.”

Meet: Dr. Carys Massarella

Meet: Dr. Carys Massarella

“My goal is to help women and girls realize that they can be leaders and successful and still find a work/life balance. I think more female leaders equals a better society.”

Meet: Lohifa Pogoson Acker

Meet: Lohifa Pogoson Acker

“I’m not just a hairstylist – I’m a friend. I share my life, they share their lives, we figure life out together. And I feel like I want to give more in that regard,”

Meet: Dr. Juliet Daniel

Meet: Dr. Juliet Daniel

“We need safe and inclusive spaces for girls to think, imagine, dream, invent and thrive,”

Meet: Bernie McCarter

Meet: Bernie McCarter

“That is where my heart is, that is where my memories are – not just for myself, but for my Dad, and my daughter.”