“Once You Give Someone an Education, Anything is Possible.”
Strong advocate for equal access to healthcare, workplace equality and equality in the Catholic Church. Public Policy. Chicago NOW. Women Employed. Chair of Women Employed.
Interviewed by Wilma Stevens, VFA Board, September 2020
Photo 1. General meeting of Women Employed. Left to right: unknown, Diane Valletta, Beata Welsh, Janet Schumacher, Darlene Stille, 1974. Photo 2. Press Conference for the release of Women Employed report “Closing the Wage Gap: A National Imperative.” Left to right: Willard Wirtz, Chairman of the National Manpower Institute and former Secretary of Labor, Beata Welsh, WE Chair, and Nancy Kreiter, WE’s Research Director, 1979. Photo 3. Beata’s last day at the CTA (seated in the middle), January 1981. Photo 4. Women Employed 40th Celebration. Left to right: Vicki Curtis, Beata Welsh, Janet Schumacher, and Carol Rizzolo, 2014. Photo 5. Still marching for equality. Beata Welsh, Kristen Hawkins, Sara Sullins, and Kieran Welsh-Phillips, Washington D.C. 2017.