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Stitch Buffalo founder recognized for textile arts

Posted at 2:35 PM, Oct 28, 2019

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