Located just minutes from Gawthrop Greenwood’s offices in Greenville, The Delaware Contemporary has been hailed as “one of the most innovative and prominent organizations of its kind on the East Coast,” and Gawthrop Greenwood is proud to sponsor virtual access to its signature event “Art & Couture: A Contemporary Centennial.” Now scheduled for October 23-25, 2020, the event celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment assuring women’s right to vote. Included is the debut of a virtual short film experience, and you can watch the trailer here.
The following contemporary women of influence will be honored as Modern Day Suffragists for their extraordinary accomplishments in government, business, social reform and community engagement:
Ashley Biden, former Executive Director for the Delaware Center for Justice and founder of the philanthropic Livelihood brand.
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, represents Delaware in the U.S. House of Representatives and serves as an Assistant Whip for House Leadership. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester sits on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, sworn in as Delaware’s 26th Lt. Governor on January 17th, 2017. In her first two years as Lt. Governor, Bethany has been tasked by Governor Carney to lead the state’s efforts to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic as Chair of the Behavioral Health Consortium. Recently, her office launched a statewide program, the Lt. Governor’s Challenge 2.0, in an effort to improve health outcomes in her efforts at ensuring a stronger, healthier Delaware.
Susan Kelliher, Senior Vice President, People and Health Services at Chemours who influences a positive business culture for the women of today with an approach to cultivating potential in individuals as a key to success for all.
Senator S. Elizabeth Lockman, State Senate District 3 and longstanding advocate for education reform and rebuilding communities.
Sarah McBride, National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign and the author of Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality.
Carol Arnott-Robbins, founder of NEWS4Women whose passion to support other women through social and professional connections grew from her experience as a woman business owner, a social activist, and from a sincere desire to help other women.”