Michiana Women Making History: Dorisanne Nielsen

Apr 4, 2019

For Women’s History Month, 88.1 WVPE and Indiana University South Bend’s Women and Gender Studies program has been recognizing Michiana Women Making History.

Dr. Barbara Williams, a South Bend physician and sociologist, conducted several interviews with notable women in the community.

Dorisanne Nielsen

We bring you one last conversation, this time with Dorisanne Nielsen, a resident of Elkhart for the last 53 years. Dorisanne has served the Elkhart community as a teacher and on many boards and task forces, including the WVPE Advisory Board. She talks about her experience as a woman elected to the school board and the rewards of teaching.