Interview List

Following is a list of women who have been interviewed for the Worcester Women's Oral History Project. Many transcripts are accessible by clicking on the highlighted names. All transcripts are accessible in a repository at the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute.

  • If you are willing to be interviewed, please contact info@wwhp.org.
  • If you have been interviwed and don't see your photograph here and would like to share it, please email it to info@wwhp.org or send a hard copy to:

    Worcester Women's History Project
    30 Elm Street
    Worcester, MA 01609
Name Interview Date Note
Violet Massad 03/16/2008 Retired Social Worker; Substitute Teacher
PDF icon massarelli_jo.pdf Jo Massarelli 03/01/2017 Director, SRV Implementation Project; Treasurer, Mustard Seed
PDF icon McBride_Nancy_WWOHP.pdf Nancy McBride 03/26/2008 Retired college public relation director; Teaches ESL; Volunteer at Heifer International and UMass Medical School
PDF icon McCarronAnn_WWOHP.pdf Ann McCarron 04/18/2008 Founder of Voices for Children, Bike Across America
Jayne A. McGinn 03/30/2006 Director of Financial Aid, Worcester State College
PDF icon McKenna_Mary_Jane_WWOHP.pdf Mary Jane McKenna 11/13/2006 Former Holden Selectwoman, State Representative, and Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
Maureen B. McLaughlin 04/21/2006 Grew up in Main South, worked as a nurse
PDF icon mclaughlin_grace_edit.pdf Grace McLaughlin 10/17/2012 Mother, grandmother, former secretary, bookbinder
PDF icon mclaughlin_sharon_ann_edit_wwohp.pdf Sharon McLaughlin 03/16/2012 Owner, College Admissions Counseling Business
PDF icon mcnamara_katrina_transcript.pdf Katrina McNamara 03/16/2016 Housing Advocate, Abby's House; Immigrated from Ireland
PDF icon McNickles, Joyce.pdf Joyce McNickles 04/06/2017 Social Justice and Diversity Educatior; Owner, McNickles & Associates; Activist
PDF icon melley_kerri.pdf Kerri Aleksiewicz Melley 10/12/2012 Financial Planner, Dancer
PDF icon Mary_Melville_WWOHP.pdf Mary Melville 10/19/2006 Born in Cairo to an Italian mother and a British father, and spoke French at home
PDF icon mercierbarbara_transcript_-edit.pdf Barbara Mercier 10/25/2017 Retired Teacher; Community Volunteer
PDF icon milkowski_anne.pdf Anne Milkowski 02/08/2009 Special Education Teacher, Occupational Therapist, Cancer Survivor
Linda Antoun Miller 10/29/2007 Teacher, Worcester Art Museum Docent; Co-Chair WWHP Women 2000
PDF icon milukas_lila_transcript_-edit.pdf Lila Milukas 11/02/2016 Youth Employment Coordinator, Worcester Community Action Council ; Americorps Volunteer
PDF icon mires_ann_marie_transcript_-edit.pdf Ann Marie Mires 09/26/2016 First Forensic Anthropologist for Massachusetts; Director of the Molly Bish Center at Anna Maria College
Ashley Moffitt 04/27/2006 Nursing Student
Kelly Momberger 11/02/2005 Environmental Engineer; Community Volunteer
PDF icon Morin_Diane_WWOHP.pdf Diane Morin 04/26/2006 A mother of three children and two step-children, she currently works at Big Y
PDF icon muckian_sara_swillo_transcript.pdf Sara Swillo Muckian 02/11/2016 Associate Director, Holy Cross Fund
Barbara Murphy 10/20/2006 Grew up during Depression; Mother of 13; Telephone Operator
April Murray 04/17/2006 Admissions and Marketing Director, Radius Healthcare Center
PDF icon navarre_susan_transcript_-edit.pdf Susan Navarre 10/14/2016 Executive Director of the Fitchburg Historical Society
PDF icon Navickas, Ginger.pdf Ginger Navickas 04/20/2017 Former Director of Domestic Violence Services, YWCA; ArtWorcester Volunteer; Activist
PDF icon Nawrocki_Mary_Jo_wwohp1edit.pdf Mary Jo Nawrocki 04/15/2009 School District Superintendent
PDF icon neely_dolores.pdf Dolores Neely 11/19/2010 Teacher, Singer, Mary Kay consultant
PDF icon NigroshGale-wwohp-Edit.pdf Gale Nigrosh 11/01/2006 College Professor and Coordinator of Higher EducationPartnerships for Worcester Public Schools
PDF icon Novia_Egle_WWOHP.pdf Egle Novia 11/13/2006 Born in Rome, Italy in 1930
PDF icon oconnell_alicia_edit.pdf Alicia O'Connell 11/07/2015 Lawyer, O'Connell and O'Connell
PDF icon oconnor_coralie_edit.pdf Coralie O'Connor 11/17/2015 Swimmer, 1952 Olympics; Physical Education Teacher
PDF icon oconnor_kathleen.pdf Kathleen O'Connor 03/14/2011 Lawyer; Owns law firm
Theresa O'Neill 11/13/2006 Memories of WWII; Worked at Digital
PDF icon obey_stacy.pdf Stacy OBey 11/04/2010 Landscape designer; groundskeeper
PDF icon Oliver, Amarely Gutierrez.pdf Amarely Gutierrez Oliver 04/17/2017 Director of Domestic Violence Services, YWCA
PDF icon olson_tanja.pdf Tanja Olson 03/11/2014 German Jew immigrant from Shanghai
PDF icon Julie_Orcutt_WWOHP-A.pdf Julie Orcutt 11/08/2006 Employee of the Central Massachusetts Convention and Visitor's Bureau
PDF icon ortiz_jasmine_transcript-edit.pdf Jasmine Jina Ortiz 03/03/2017 Professor, Quinsigamond Community College and Becker College, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty
PDF icon Pagliuca_Kristen_wwohp_edit.pdf Kristen Pagliuca 03/15/2007 Bank Manager
Tara Pandolfi 11/17/2006 Health Education Specialist, Planned Parenthood; Mother of Triplets
PDF icon pappas_carol_edit_wwohp.pdf Carol A. Pappas 04/19/2012 College Librarian
PDF icon pare_judith_-_edit.pdf Judith Pare 11/13/2015 Dean of Nursing, Becker College
PDF icon patino_beatriz.pdf Beatriz Patino 11/29/2012 Director, Cross-Cultural Center, Assumption College
PDF icon Patterson_Sara_wwohp_pdf.edit.pdf Sara Patterson 02/20/2008 Volunteer sign language tutor
PDF icon paw_wah_transcript_-edit.pdf PawWah 05/24/2017 Born in Burma;Worcester Hometown Hero, and Board Member of Worcester Refugee Assistance Project
PDF icon pease_laura.pdf Laura Pease 10/17/2014 Animal Control Officer
Ivana Pellegrino 11/02/2005 Italian immigrant; Small business owner
PDF icon PennyAngela_WWOHP.pdf Angela Penny 04/16/2008 Mother of four daughters, involved in Women 2000 Reenactment of Worcester’s 1850 Women’s Rights National Convention
Margarita Perez 11/01/2006 College Professor

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