Women’s History Month Observance

Join Author JASON IRBY for Women’s History Month Observance on March 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m., at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center located at  4800 W 10th Little Rock, Arkansas 72204.

Women’s History Month Observance is an recognition of the National Women’s History Project celebrating the historical contributions of women.  The national 2016 theme is “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service  and Government.”  This year’s event is hosted by Jason Irby and focuses specifically on the accomplishments of Arkansas women and women around the globe.

Panelists for this event include:


Judge Rita Bailey

Judge Rita Bailey serves in the Pulaski County Maumelle/Jacksonville District Court.  She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctorate.  She has practiced law in Pulaski County for nearly 20 years as a private attorney, public defender, and now as Wrightsville District Court Judge.


Dana Dossett

Dana Dossett works for the City of Little Rock Department of Community Programs.  She has a master’s degree in Communications and over 25 years experience in high-level project management, strategic planning, and marketing and public relations.  Dana has represented  several organizations in the non-profit, educational, and entrepreneurial environments.


Dr. Quiniece Hurdle

Dr. Quiniece Hurdle graduated from the St. George’s University School of Medicine in St. George, Greneda.  She works in Clarksville, Arkansas and specializes in gynecology and obstetrics.


Elizabeth Griffin Hill

Elizabeth Griffin Hill is an advocate for Arkansas rural women and has made invaluable contributions to the state during the early years of the 20th century.  She is an avid supporter of the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and speaks at various historical societies and at libraries throughout Arkansas.


Supha X. Mays

Supha X. Mays is the President and CEO of Inclusion Magazine and Multicultural Expo.  She has worked in corporate and retail for over 25 years at Wal-Stores, Inc., Sears & Roebuck and JC Penney.  She has managed multi-million dollar accounts and is the leading investor in the relaunch of Soul of the South Television Network.


Patrisha “Trish” Miller

Trish Miller has worked in libraries for 25 years and is a member of the American Library Association (ALA) Library Support Staff Interest Roundtable.  In 2013 she acted as the President and Chapter Leader of the ALA.  Trish was also a Regional Representative for central Arkansas for seven years.  She served on various committees within the division, including, financial, conference, and public relations.


Jason Irby is an Arkansas native and author of Love Within LifeInspire the Intuitive Woman,  My Arkansas, My Home, and So, You Want to Stop Violence?the first publications in a series of books featuring poems and short stories.  He earned a BA in Radio, Television and Film and an MA in Journalism from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR).

2015 panelists included Regina Kimbrough,  Dorcas Vangilst,  Tatyana Oyinloye,  Senator Stephanie Flowers,  attorney Evelyn Moorehead, Jessie Burchfield,  and attorney Media Wilkins.  We look forward to you attending this event and hearing this dynamic group of women.

For more information about this event or the host, you may contact Jason Irby at jasonirbyinnovationfoundation@gmail.com or visit sister websites: http://www.arkansasflagwabbasekamemorial.wordpress.com or http://www.lovewithinlife-jason irby.com.

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