Marina Martens' Retirement

Marina Martens

"Today (June 26) is Marina Martens’ last day of being the Executive Director of Leeside Society. Over the last 22 years, Marina has done an incredible job, devoting countless hours and so much energy into addressing women’s issues, creating safe spaces for women and children, offering support, and welcoming those who came to the shelter with open arms. Marina has helped a huge number of women from so many places who were dealing with a number of unique issues, but always reminded her staff and clients, “Women are experts in their own lives, we are simply their cheerleaders.” Marina is an icon for feminists everywhere."
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