To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re taking a look at five remarkable women making a difference around the country. It’s not about HIStory, it’s about HERstory.
Check out these inspirational women.
Throughout her life, Theresa has never stopped pursuing her passions or caring for others. Through hard work and dedication, she has built a successful career, raised two happy and healthy daughters, and helped dozens of small business owners fulfill their dreams. Read more about Theresa.
Denise Hart is a woman with many titles: college professor, life coach, founder and artistic director of The Children’s Theatre Workshop, Inc., author, speaker, actress and trainer. Followers of her daily inspirational tips and blog also know her by the social media handle, “The Motivation Mama.” Learn more about Denise.
Andrea Bazán is president of Triangle Community Foundation, a philanthropic organization in North Carolina. She serves on the board of the National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organization, including a term as chair. In 2008, Andrea was named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics by Hispanic Business magazine and Latino Leaders magazine included her in its list of 101 Top Latino leaders in the United States. Andrea serves as a mentor to many young students, and a scholarship for Latino students was named in her honor. Learn more about Andrea.
Deborah Estrada is a 20 year old student who graduated from One Economy’s San Francisco Digital Connector program in 2004. Through this program, she taught people in her community how to use the computer and the Internet. She graduated from high school with a 4.0 GPA and got a scholarship to the Dominican University of California. Read more about Deborah.
Vivian Saunders is a mother of two sons, a driven community organizer, and the executive director of two community technology hubs in Bertie County, a rural community in North Carolina. The community centers serve over 100 students via the Hive, an alternative school for young men. Her love for children also drove her to open an affordable daycare and summer camp out of her home. Learn more about Vivian.