The City of Lynn held a Women’s History Month panel at the Lynn Auditorium on April 25, 2023, as a way to celebrate local leaders and changemakers. The panelists shared their stories, highlighted their challenges and successes, overcoming obstacles, and shared their lessons to inspire women across generations in Lynn and beyond.

Michelle “LaPoetica” Richardson was the moderator of this discussion, and the panelists were:

Dr. Evonne Alvarez – Superintendent Designee, First Latina
Andrea Baez – Senior Branch Executive of the Demakes Family YMCA
Maria Carrasco – Frm. School Committee Member, First Latina
Cinda Danh – Commissioner on the MA AAPI Commission
Tracy Kimber – Director of Human Resources of EBSCO
Mabelyn Lopez – Small Business Owner & Entrepreneur
Ogor Okoye, Esq. – Immigration Attorney, Author, Activist
Mary Sarris – Exec. Director of MassHire North Shore Workforce Board

Watch the Event.