Pioneering Women

    From community builders to educational innovators, meet the women leading Philadelphia into the future. Visual artist Michelle Ortiz amplifies the voices of underrepresented immigrant communities, AIM Academy co-founders push the boundaries of conventional education for children with language-based learning differences, and the Center for Art in Wood features a series of exhibitions commemorating the women’s suffrage movement ahead of the 19th Amendment centennial anniversary. Plus, find out how the creators of Our Mothers’ Kitchens are weaving together black literature and food education to inspire young women.

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