Date: Tuesday, August 20th
Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm (CST)
Women of color are underrepresented in leadership roles within all fields. However, we know of influential and brilliant women of color who impact our communities. This strength-based participatory research explores the factors that have supported the leadership and growth of 51 women of color leaders across the country. 84% of participants shared a mentor contributed to their success.
Paula Gomez-Stordy, M.Ed., Senior Director of National Training and Technical Assistance, Casa de Esperanza National Latin@ Network
Paula Gomez Stordy oversees national training and technical assistance ensuring the highest level of advocacy, quality, and efficiency. For over 25 years, Paula has served in leadership positions within various institutions including courts, hospitals, shelters and community to enhance the safety, health and inclusion of survivors. Paula has served as an Adjunct Professor at Merrimack College where she conducted research on the leadership of women of color. She serves as appointed Chair of the Essex County Status of Women in Massachusetts. Paula was born in Boston to Chilean parents and has lived in various cities and towns in Massachusetts and Chile.