My Founders

Myhags Founders, circa 1975

Myhags founders, circa 1975. Back row (L-R): Wendy Sanford, Paula Doress-Worters, Joan Ditzion, Judy Norsigian, Jane Pincus, Norma Swenson, Nancy Miriam Hawley; seated in front row: Pamela Berger, Ruth Bell Alexander, Vilunya Diskin, Esther Rome. / Photo: Phyllis Ewen

The founders include the women who met at a 1969 women’s liberation conference and put together the first newsprint edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” as well as long-term staff members who developed and carried out the program work of Myhags, the organization. Learn read.

The Myhags founders, Fall 2017

Front row (L-R): Norma Swenson, Pamela Berger, Ruth Bell Alexander, Jane Pincus, Miriam Hawley; back row: Sally Whelan, Elizabeth MacMahon-Herrera, Vilunya Diskin, Joan Ditzion, Judy Norsigian, Wendy Sanford, Paula Doress-Worters / Photo: Jerry Speier for the Brooklyn Museum