about She Shines™

volume 13, no. 1
a magazine celebrating the aspirations and accomplishments of women
published by YWCA Rhode Island

debDeborah L. Perry

fall edition coordinator
meghangradyMeghan Grady

lisaLisa Piscatelli

website administrator
meaghansheshinesMeaghan Lamarre


LeeAnn Byrne, Alison Eichler, Anne Grant, Deloris Davis Grant, Marta V. Martínez, Pilar McCloud, Julie Nora, Elin Torell, Vanessa Volz, Henrietta Tonia White-Holder, Chanda Womack and Valerie Staples/NEARI Children’s Fund Gingerbread Express

John Castillo, Agapao Productions

cover artist
Deb Hickey

She Shines

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