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CHRISTINE CARR

CHRISTINE CARR South County author and illustrator CHRISTINE CARR shares her story of creating Corwin to inspire kindness and help families and children get through a difficult and unpredictable time. She’s an elementary school teacher who shares some of her classroom...

HEATHER HOLE STROUT

HEATHER HOLE STROUT HEATHER HOLE STROUT, executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Newport discusses how the food pantry feeds so many every day and now more than ever. She shares the many different programs at the MLK Center that have made...

KIM ARCAND

KIM ARCAND KIM ARCAND is a scientist and Technology Lead for NASA’s Chandra’s X-ray  Observatory.  She discusses her work in astronomy and physics.  She is an advocate for more young girls and women taking computer science and pursuing careers in STEM.   Amazing Women...

MARCELA BETANCUR

MARCELA BETANCUR MARCELA BETANCUR, director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University, discusses economic equity, housing, education, and the economic contributions of the Hispanic community in our state. Amazing Women RI · AMAZING WOMEN Marcela...

BRENDA CLEMENT

BRENDA CLEMENT More than 35% of Rhode Islanders are ‘cost-burdened’ which means they spend more than 30% of their income to pay for housing.  44% of Rhode Islanders are severely cost-burdened spending more than 50% of their income on housing costs which leaves little...

MARY BURKE

MARY BURKE MARY BURKE is the longest-tenured coach in the history of women’s and men’s basketball in Rhode Island. She has coached the women’s basketball team at Bryant University for over 30 years and has over 415 wins. Coach Burke is one of the few people who...