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Meet the Naperville women making history right now! This blog highlights the stories of Naperville women nominated by the community through the HERstory campaign.
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Meet Deirdre Read
Posted on October 20, 2020 at 11:04 AM by Denise Cartina
is a 5th generation
; graduate of Naperville North High School; the University of Salamanca
(Spanish minor summer study program) and
(Bloomington, IN.) While at I.U. she was the photo editor of the Indiana Daily Student (IDS) campus newspaper (34,000 students enrolled).
she moved to New York City where her first job was with
magazine. She also worked for the iconic
Prize winning photographer Eddie Adams; spent 2 years in Washington, D.C. photo editing for
; and has been the photo research editor for the
"O" magazine for the last 7 and half years. It was her
"think outside of the box"
suggestion to the
mag staff to put Breonna Taylor on the cover of the September issue (BLACK LIVES MATTER). Deirdre is a tru
e trailblazer. She and her 10
son live in Brooklyn, NY."
Nominated by Carolyn Finzer
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