Supporting Our Story Award


This award celebrates the tireless efforts of community members who have been invaluable partners to CWC over the years through their partnership or outstanding work to promote our mission and values. 

Honoring our Awardees

  • Patria Lee Lewis, Founder Everywoman’s Center
  • Carol Wallace, Former Director Everywoman’s Center  
  • Michelle Goncalves, Founder and Executive Director of UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL) and Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Chancellor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Karen Lederer, UMass alum, served as undergraduate advisor in the Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Department (WGSS) from 1986-2020 
  • Marisa Pizii, Marisa Pizii, Deputy Director of Programs and Policy with Collective Power for Reproductive Justice. 
  • Shelly Perdomo-Ahmed, former Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Campus Life, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Patricia Cardoso-Erase, Deputy Dean of Students University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
  • Women Gender Sexuality Studies Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst