Why Lideres Campesinas Shone Brightly in 2013
Líderes Campesinas made big news in October when, led by executive director Suguet Lopez, they won the top prize in Regional Access Project Foundation’s Fast Pitch Competition.
The nonprofit will apply the $25,000 award toward their campaign of developing women leaders and bringing awareness to the unique issues faced by female farm workers.
Líderes Campesinas is dedicated to making female farm workers more aware about various issues including transportation, pesticide exposure, sexual and domestic violence, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Highlights of 2013
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