We the Women Speaker Series
To view the series, please copy and paste the following link in your web browser: https://stcc.io/teaseries Springfield Technical Community College will celebrate achievements by female leaders with a virtual tea series called “We the Women.” STCC will feature local speakers who will discuss their careers, accomplishments and the barriers they faced in a live video conferencing format. Viewers will have a chance to enjoy a cup of tea while watching the presentations and ask questions at the end. Today's speaker is Lydia Martinez. She grew up in the North End neighborhood of Springfield and is the first Hispanic to serve as assistant superintendent in the city of Springfield. A 1983 graduate of Springfield Technical High School, Martinez became a first generation college student completing her undergraduate studies at Westfield State University in three years, earning a bachelor’s degree in business management. She earned a master’s degree in education with a minor in Spanish from Elms College and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate studies from Westfield State University. Martinez has received awards and recognition for her dedication, commitment and service to the community.