Twenty-one remarkable women will be honored by WGCU on February 25 at a special event: MAKERS: Women Who Make Southwest Florida. The event will be at the Arcade Theater in Ft. Myers. Seating is limited. To find out more about this event click here.
Thanks to everyone who nominated dynamic, trailblazing women who are 'making' Southwest Florida through their contributions to the arts, business, education, politics and through their work in environmental or social justice issues. More than 200 women were nominated from Aug.-Oct. 1.Please click here to see who our selection committee decided we will feature in our online video and audio portraits. We'll also be producing radio stories about these exceptional women who have impacted Southwest Florida’s past, present and future by:
Serving as the “first” in their field
Affecting lasting change
Defying social norms
Leaving a legacy
Find out more about the national PBS/AOL initiative that inspired our local effort here -- MAKERS.