The Fabulous Dominican Women’s Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala 2018

The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) celebrated its 30th Anniversary Gala, marking three incredible decades of transforming lives by providing vital community programs for women, and families uptown in Washington Heights and Inwood.

Gala honorees included composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dr. Casilda Balmaceda, CEO of Neurology Associates and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff.

Founded by activist Rosita Romero, DWDC is a not-for-profit organization that promotes gender equality and social justice, while providing essential programs in women, family and children’s education, healthcare and support services. The gala took place on October 25th, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

For more information about DWDC programs visit www.dwdc.org

Photo credit: 1) L-R: Dr. Casilda Balmaceda, Jean Shafiroff, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rosita Romero. 2) Luis Crespo, Vanessa Nadal, Rosita Romero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luz Miranda, Luis A. Miranda.

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