Gibson’s Women’s HerStory Month Celebration

Councilwoman Gibson (l) congratulates guest speaker and honoree Sulma Arzu-Brown on her success.
Photo by Jehovy Santiago

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson commemorated several exemplary community leaders at last Wednesday, March 30’s ‘Women of Distinction: A Celebration of Women’s HerStory Month’ held at the Mullaly Recreational Community Center. Co-sponsored by Gibson and SCAN New York, this year’s honorees were Rev. Wendy Calderon-Payne, BronxConnect executive director; Leticia Rodriguez-Rosario, superintendent District 9; Musu Drammeh, Cultural African Preservation founder and president; Thomasina Bushby, Community Board 5 secretary and Meisha Ross-Porter, superintendent District 11. Author and vice president of operations for the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sulma Arzu-Brown and nationally recognized civil rights leaders and anti-violence advocate Tamika Mallory served as the evening’s guest speakers.

Thomasina Bushby (l) graciously accepts her proclamation from the councilwoman.
Photo by Jehovy Santiago

Musu Drammeh (l) proudly displays her proclamation.
Photo by Jehovy Santiago

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