BOSTON – The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus announced yesterday, August 24, that Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Sen Karen Spilka will be honored with the Abigail Adams Awards.
The awards recognize “outstanding women leaders who have worked in their personal and professional lives to achieve gender parity for women.”
The Lt. Governor, who lives in Shrewsbury, is bring honored for her work as an elected official and for her leadership with the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council and the Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.
Spilka, who lives in Ashland, but also represents Framingham, is being honored for her “commitment to progressive politics and women’s issues.”
The awards will be handed out at a dinner at the Fairmont Copley Plaza on October 27.