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Weston-led group aims to empower young women

Marilyn Fezza and her daughter Marisa are the co-founders of the 7Sisters Project. The 7Sisters Project is founded on the belief that empowered young women can be a powerful driver of social change. Marilyn Fezza of Weston is working to make sure upcoming generations of women are empowered and confident. “Young women deserve good role models and deserve our support,” she said. “It’s a huge disservice to society when we don’t provide that.” Fezza is the founder of a new organization called the 7Sisters Project, named after Fezza’s seven aunts who live “scattered across the globe.” The project is designed to empower young […]

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7Sisters Project gives young women a voice

  The 7Sisters Project hosted its third LIVE Summit, bringing women from around the Manhattanville College campus together to discuss problems they see in society and ways we can to empower women. “Everyone is talking about female empowerment, but no one’s actually doing anything for younger women,” said Marilyn Fezza, co-founder and CEO of the 7Sisters Project. The open-forum style summit encouraged the audience to shout out their answers to questions prompted by Fezza. On March 2, the Berman Center Theater of the college was filled with students and alumnae eagerly waiting to discuss topics like gender inequality, sexism and […]

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Daily Voice: Weston Mother/Daughter Duo Work To Change The Way The World Sees Women

WESTON, Conn. —  Weston resident Marilyn Fezza is all about creating a social movement for college-age women. To that end, she and her 25-year-old daughter, Marisa, created The 7Sisters Project . The mission: To empower and unify college-age women and eradicate boundaries of race, religion, and culture through positive messaging in a new media experience. (Click HERE for previous Daily Voice story.) “Pop culture dumbs down girls,” stressed Fezza. “We believe that the media- movies, music, television- wields enormous power and influence that can be utilized to empower youth.” The 7Sisters Project, she said, is founded on the belief that empowered young […]

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