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As PCSW’s Events & Special Projects Director, Michelle Noehren leads and directs all agency events, such as public hearings, Women’s Day at the Capitol, Pay Equity Day and Women’s Policy Day. In addition, she is an active part of the PCSW’s legislative team, oversees the Young Women Rising program and manages the PCSW website and social media. In 2013 she was selected as CT’s Most Inspirational Mom by She has also won the DEP’s Green Circle Award, the Catherine Roraback Award from Connecticut NARAL, Connecticut NOW’s Exceptional Young Feminist Award, the Chase Going Woodhouse Prize and numerous others. Before joining the PCSW, Michelle, who earned a B.A. with a double major in Female Identity Formation & Psychology (with a minor in Women’s Studies) at the University of Connecticut, was a lead organizer at the Connecticut Citizen Action Group working for campaign finance reform.

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