Magalie Yolanda Torres-Rowe

Lynn’s Magalie Yolanda Torres-Rowe wins Commonwealth Heroines award

LYNN — Magalie Yolanda Torres-Rowe has spent years out of the spotlight, teaching Latina women to speak English and adapt to American society, something the Peruvian struggled with herself when coming to the U.S. as an immigrant in the late '90s. 

Now, she has been honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women's 2020 class of Commonwealth Heroines, nominated by

local state legislators for their contributions to their communities. 

Torres-Rowe is the executive director and founder of Latina Center MARIA, 30 Menlo Terrace, a nonpr…

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