SPRINGFIELD — "Voices of Resilience: The Intersection of Women on the Move" opened Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Springfield Museums.
It runs through April 26 at the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts
"Voices of Resilience" celebrates the intersecting lives of women in Massachusetts and beyond who have changed the course of history. Through highlights of diverse "hidden figures" and narratives, this exhibition explores the collaborative and interconnected stories of social, educational, and cultural change as defined by women, women of color and others on the move to a more inclusive and just world.
It was curated by Janine Fondon, a recipient of over 25 regional and national awards. She has been recognized with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Regional Entrepreneurial Award, National Council of Negro Women's Regional Women of Conviction Award and Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus Abigail Adams Leadership Award.
Fondon is an assistant professor and chair of Undergraduate Communications at Bay Path University, as well as President and CEO of UnityFirst.com, a 2 million online communication network.