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Stitch Buffalo founder recognized for textile arts

Posted: 2:35 PM, Oct 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-28 14:41:51-04

This month's Women in Leadership honoree is Dawne Hoeg. She founded Stitch Buffalo in 2014. The organization aims to empower refugee women in Buffalo, by providing meaningful work and a fair wage. Through the creation of beautiful, handcrafted textiles, she is nurturing her cultural heritage while assuring her self-worth as a woman and a human being. It has grown to include more than 55 women from Bhutan, Burma, Nepal, Thailand and Angola. For a listing of past honorees visit bncwomeninc.org