Testimonials from CWV Events

I have always had a good time talking to the people I meet. I have had memorable conversations with the people at my dinner table, including people I have met in the past. I learn all kinds of impressive new things about them. Thank you for keeping the lamp of progress burning and including me … Read more

2021 Celebrating Women’s Voices

Thanks to all our donors and attendees, our 2021 Celebrating Women’s Voices event was a success! The recipient of the 2021 Celebrating Women’s Voices award was Lucy Beard, former Executive Director of the Alice Paul Institute (API). Lucy developed the Alice Paul Girls Leadership Program which relies on successful women leaders to serve as role models … Read more

2019 Celebrating Women’s Voices

Our 2019 Celebrating Women’s Voices event was a great success! The recipient of the 2019 Celebrating Women’s Voices award was Claire Sliney. As a freshman in high school, Claire Sliney co-founded The Pad Project, a non-profit dedicated to creating and developing global partnerships to end both the stigma surrounding menstruation and the poverty caused by that … Read more

2018 Celebrating Women’s Voices

Our 2018 recipient of the Celebrating Women’s Voices award was Judy Wicks. Author, activist and entrepreneur, Judy founded Philadelphia’s iconic White Dog Cafe in 1983, which became a pioneer in the local food movement. Judy founded Fair Food Philly and Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and cofounded the nation-wide Business Alliance for Local Living … Read more

2017 Celebrating Women’s Voices

Our 2017 recipient of the Celebrating Women’s Voices award was Marty Moss-Coane. For almost 30 years, Marty has been the host of WHYY’s Radio Times. Board President Judy Buckman, in her introductory remarks, said, “Marty is far and away the best interviewer anywhere. In addition to her thoroughness, empathy and insight, I am in awe … Read more

2016 Celebrating Women’s Voices

Featured guest speaker, and recipient of the 2016 Celebrating Women’s Voices award, was Sally Friedman. She did not disappoint! Sally’s presentation was like her columns, straightforward and to the heart, and serious with a few zingers of humor. She touched on her experiences as a teacher, a wife and a mother. She explained the genesis … Read more