Nancy Pelosi speaks at Bronx women's history event

Posted: Updated:
THE BRONX -

Nancy Pelosi was the keynote speaker at a women's history event in the Bronx Monday.

The minority house speaker addressed a packed room at the Bronx Botanical Gardens for the annual March gathering for National Women's History Month.

Pelosi spoke of the courage and confidence it takes to be a woman now so more than ever.

U.S. Congressman Joseph Crowley also spoke at the15th annual event.

Pelosi told the attendants she hopes women can inspire a better world for the future.

"We need many more women to take risks, to step up and to have courage," Pelosi says.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."