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Featuring SONIA MANZANO as our Guest Speaker


For over 30 years, Sonia Manzano inspired, educated, and delighted children and families as "Maria" on Sesame Street.

Named among the “25 Greatest Latino Role Models Ever” by Latina Magazine, Manzano broke ground as one of the first Hispanic characters on national television. Throughout her career, she has continued to contribute to enriching diversity on television, on the stage, and in the educational realm.

A first generation America of Latin descent, Manzano’s tale is one of perseverance and courage as she overcame countless obstacles to become one of the most influential Latinas in television.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017      12:00 - 1:30 PM

Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

For questions call 368-2261 or email ywinfo@ywcarochester.org