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Montgomery County holds event for Women’s History Month

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN– On Friday, March 18th, 2022 the Montgomery County Diversity and Inclusion Office held its first Women’s Panel named #SheMeansBusiness, at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.

This event provided an opportunity to educate, motivate, and inspire the attendees with personal stories shared by women in County Government.

The discussion led with an introduction of each panelist followed by a poignant message about women empowering women from guest speaker Dr. Rashidah Leverett who also serves as a Montgomery County Commissioner. Each panelist touched on some of the obstacles and challenges they have overcome.
The room was filled with attendees who were eager to hear and ask questions of the panelists as they shared their knowledge and experiences. Six guest panelists participated in the discussion: Purchasing Agent Stephanie Morlock, VSO Assistant Director Stacey Hopwood, General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Sharon Massey Grimes, Chief Deputy County Clerk Teresa Cottrell, Chief Deputy Trustee Sydney Green, and County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett. The event was moderated by Diversity and Inclusion Training Officer Zoyie Jackson.
“It was an honor to celebrate our women in government by hosting Montgomery County’s Inaugural Women’s History discussion panel. I am grateful to our Title VI Team for helping to make this event a success. We are already excited about next year’s event,” stated Jackson.
To follow the events happening with the County Diversity and Inclusion Office, visit the Montgomery County Government’s social media sites and the County News section of mcgtn.org.


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