at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Recognizing the talent and potential of women from every community, and guided by the urban mission of an intellectually vibrant and diverse university in the heart of Boston, the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy seeks to expand the involvement of women in politics and policies that affect them, their families, and their communities.

Lydia Edwards speaks at the 2017 GLPP graduation
Lydia Edwards, Boston's Deputy Director of Housing Stability (currently on leave), spoke at the May 23 commencement of the Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy graduate certificate program, inspiring both the graduating students and all present. Click on the link to see her full speech.