Tag: Women’s History Month

Myrtle Ave Entrepreneur: Keisha Farrell

For Women’s History Month, we here on Myrtle Avenue are celebrating local women who make positive impacts in our community. Click here to reach the profiles of all the local…

Kym Rodgers: Living in the Sweet Spot

For Women’s History Month, we here on Myrtle Avenue are celebrating local women who make positive impacts in our community. Click here to reach the profiles of all the local…

Passion for Design & Business: Sherap Wangmo

SHERAP WANGMO Lots of hard work. That’s our takeaway from Myrtle Avenue shop owner Sherap Wangmo’s story for how her store came to be. Her Clinton Hill boutique 21 Tara, which…

Sudha Seetharaman of Trilok Fusion Arts & Trilok School

For Women’s History Month, we here on Myrtle Avenue are celebrating local women who make positive impacts in our community. Click here to reach the profiles of all the local…

Captain Lashonda Dyce, Commanding the 88th Precinct

For Women’s History Month, we here on Myrtle Avenue are celebrating local women who make positive impacts in our community. Click here to reach the profiles of all the local…

President Bronet: Leading in Arts, Education & Collaboration

For Women’s History Month, we here on Myrtle Avenue are celebrating local women who make positive impacts in our community. Click here to reach the profiles of all the local…

Women’s History Month on Myrtle Avenue

For Women’s History Month, we here on Myrtle Avenue are celebrating local women who make positive impacts in our community. Click below to read the profiles of all the local…

Born to Serve: Bishop A. Rice

Born to Serve: Bishop A. Rice For more than 20 years, a door has been open in Clinton Hill to those in need of help and hope. The Bishop Memorial…

Andrene Sargeant: A Community Detective

Meet Andrene Sargeant: A Community Detective She goes by Detective Sargeant. Yes, she’s a detective. And yes, her last name is Sargeant. Around the 88th Precinct, the Detective Andrene Sargeant’s…

Meet Grace Tappin: Making Moves on Myrtle

Meet Grace Tappin: Making Moves on Myrtle Avenue “I’ve been fortunate to have much exposure early on through my own family and Brooklyn community,” stated Grace Tappin, owner of Move…

A Librarian Who Serves: Janet Conton

March is Women’s History Month. Each week, we’ll profile an incredible woman whose work over the years has made Myrtle Avenue a great place.  Meet Janet Conton: A community Librarian Who…

Samantha Johnson, Community Activist and Fort Greene Resident

  Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership Executive Director, Meredith Phillips Almeida, sat down with Samantha Johnson, Director of Community Integration at the Ingersoll Community Center – just one of the many…

Mother. Neighbor. Business Owner: Karin Torres

Karin Torres opened Corkscrew Wines Brooklyn 5 years ago in homage to her parents, particularly her father, who originally taught her about wine and retail and fueled her dream of…

More active than most, Ms. Anne Everett

With sadness, we share the news that Ms. Everette passed away on March 9, 2018. Below is an interview that Ms. Everette shared with us in March 2017, discussing her…

Josephine Premice: A trail blazer on and off the stage

A talent on the Broadway stage, in the recording studio, and on television, Clinton Hill local Josephine Premice deserves the spotlight this Women’s History Month. Born in Clinton Hill in 1926…

Just Because Hair Therapy Salon Owner, Carol Thomas

This March Myrtle Avenue is celebrating Women’s History Month by honoring the women that help make our community great. Every day, these women strengthen the bonds within our community. Whether…