Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn about the journey women in Nevada have made from the early years of Nevada, through the women’s movement era, women’s current connection and looking to the future influence of women in Nevada. This event will include influential women from all over Nevada who are passionate about the power of women working together . Mark your calendar for these dynamic discussion events and actively participate in the discussion while connecting with other Nevada women.
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From Margins to Mainstream April 25, 2015 | 10am-12pm | Location-Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve
Discussion of how women made early Nevada a sustainable community through beautification, sanitation, and setting community standards. Women made their voices heard in most policy and civic decisions.
Kim Russell-Humanities Touring Artist, Author, Arts Integration Specialist
Patricia D. Cafferata, Esq.-First woman elected to a state office, Treasurer, Author
Ida M. Gaines-Community Activist and Leader in women’s organizations, especially in West Las Vegas
Making Progress through Movements May 9, 2015 | 10am-12pm | Location-Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve
Discussion of post World War II to present. Women were involved in the civil rights, social and community services, and the women’s movement. More women ran for partisan office and became directly involved in creating laws and policy.
Dawn Gibbons-Former First Lady of Nevada, Entrepreneur, Communications Specialist and Advocated for Important Causes
Mary Stewart, PhD-Director, School of Social Research and Justice Studies University of Nevada/Reno, Author, Documentarian
Rozita Lee-Appointed by President Barrack Obama to his Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Hon. Karen Bennett-Haron-First African American Female ever appointed State's Justice System
Ruby Duncan-Welfare Rights Activist, Nevada Welfare Rights Organization Founder, Founded Operation Life
Standing on Their Shoulders May 30, 2015 | 10am-12pm | Location-Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve
Discussion of women’s connections today and how they might function now and in the future.
Honorable Dina Titus, U.S. Representative NV-01
Claytee White-Director, Oral History Research Center, University of Nevada/Las Vegas
Fawn Douglas-Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Arts & Recreation Facilitator
Erin Bilbray-Founded Emerge Nevada, Non-Profit Founder, Community Leader
Rikki Cheese-ABC Channel 13 Anchor, Las Vegas Native, Active Non-profit Supporter
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