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Mary Iafelice

Mary Iafelice is one of the young innovators...

Stephanie Cowper

She is a South-African entrepreneur that has...

Gaby Lobban

Gaby Lobban is a South-African entrepreneur...

Diane Marie Rodríguez Zambrano

Diane was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and is a...

Silvia Elena Buendía Silva

Silvia Elena Buendía Silva was born in...

Yolanda Hernandez

“The 2008 Constitution was constructed from grassroots social movements, many of them feminist. Sexual and reproductive rights, domestic violence as a problem that must be addressed, and youth as a group that must be guaranteed rights like health, housing and education all got protection. We lost on some fronts, like abortion and same sex...

Kimberly Minda

Kimberly Minda is a 23 year old...

Samay Andy

Samay Andy is a 26 year old indigenous and...

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100 Years! Stay Tuned ... A Centennial Anniversary Celebration of Women's Suffrage in New York State

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6PM to 8PM, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 155 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007

WomensActivism.NYC at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services, BMCC Tribeca PAC, and the Women’s Resource Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College honor the women who won the right to vote in NYS in 1917 and people fighting for justice today.

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WomensActivism.NYC is a project of the NYC Department of Records and Information Services