The American Association of University Women, Astoria Branch, presents “Women in Leadership” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Flag Room of the Astoria Library, 450 10th St.
Julene West, Norma Hernandez and Nayeli Lopez share their arrival to Astoria, finding work, fulfilling their needs and describing their lives today.
West arrived in 1994. She has lived in Mexico, Guatemala and Spain. She talks about bringing people together to create a Hispanic organization.
Hernandez, who moved to Astoria 2003, has lived in Puerto Rico and Boston, and was involved with public health, participating in many related volunteer roles. Here, she has served on the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council, Food Web, Astoria Parks and Recreation Board, and the food co-op.
Lopez, an Astoria High School senior, shares her senior project “Latina,” a four-day leadership camp at Camp Kiwanilong.
The program is free and open to the public.