The Speakers' Bureau Takes A New Look

The WWHP Speakers’ Bureau has made some new plans to offer some exciting topics for 2018-2019! The subjects will be women who contributed significantly to Worcester and surrounding communities. 

The list includes Clara Barton, Elizabeth Bishop, Zara Ciscoe Brough (Princess White Flower), Jennie Cora Clough Busby, Dorothea Dix, Harriot Kezia Hunt, Ann E. Kane, Mum Bett (Elizabeth Freeman), Lucy Stone, Bethany Veney, Weetamoo, Phyllis Wheatley, and several pioneer women in medicine—Drs. Mary Green Crickett Baker, Mary J. Stanley, and Helen A. Goodspeed. 

Yes, the list includes the names of important women in many different areas, but all made important contributions to the progress of our local communities. Perhaps you too would like to become involved in spreading the word about them. Just select one person (or more) on the list, research her life, and prepare a presentation of about 45 minutes for local groups. In this way, we can educate children and adults in our communities and encourage them to follow in the footsteps of our role models, the women who have gone before us and pioneered in so many ways. 

If you would like to become a member of the Speakers’ Bureau in this important way, just make your selection and email the WWHP office to show your willingness and make your choice. Let’s continue our work as given in the vision statement: “We remember our past to better shape our future.” We would appreciate your response by October 30th.

Published Date: 
September 16, 2017