My Beloved Springfield – 2021

Join us for the 7th annual My Beloved Springfield women’s leadership event. | Adults and Teens

My Beloved Springfield

ONLINE via Zoom
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Teens and Adults

Here’s the video in case you missed it!

What a fantastic event! Here’s a screen shot of our amazing presenters:

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The FREE seventh annual My Beloved Springfield Women’s Leadership event will focus on Resilience: How We Recover and Transform.

Explore local leadership development opportunities aimed at women and girls, then join us to be inspired by a panel of prominent local women as they tell us about their different paths to leadership. Time for questions and answers will be included.

Registration is now over.

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The leadership panel will be moderated by Vanessa Pabón Hernandez, Senior Director for Educational Engagement and Executive Producer of Presencia at New England Public Media.



Panelists include:
Halley Kelly, Chair, Ward 5 Democratic Council and current Springfield Technical Community College student;
Tanisha Arena, Executive Director, Arise for Social Justice;
Camryn Kynard, first African American female appointed commander of the Junior Air Force ROTC at Springfield Central High School and current Springfield College student;
Waleska Lugo-DeJesús, CEO of Inclusive Strategies and entrepreneur.
Additional Performances:
Poet Amina Jordan-Mendez will inspire us with a reading.
A BRAND NEW poem by Springfield’s Poet Laureate and host and creator of the Jazz Ready podcast, Magdalena Gomez. Magdalena’s new poem is named The Holiness of NO!