Author Jason Irby introduces the 2018 Women’s History Month speakers: Sharon Priest and Kerry Jucas at the March 24 observance event.
“These ladies are two dynamic women of Arkansas history. We had wonderful presentations and discussion ranging from their family history to their roles in Arkansas culture, politics, and history. The audience this year was small and intimate and I wish many more people would’ve been here to participate and enjoy this occasion,” said Irby.
Arkansas has dozens of inherited food dishes or entrees that are commonly prepared and eaten by Arkansans and even shared around the world, but none bear a name associated with Arkansas or a city/municipality within its borders.
The 2016 Women’s History Month Observance was an awesome event. Author Jason Irby was joined by a dynamic and multi-dimensional panel of distinguished women. The panelists presented warm, yet direct dialogue and freely discussed both professional and personal aspects of their lives and contributions of women in history.
“The panelists and audience embraced each other’s passion, faith and energy which created a feeling of a family-style atmosphere,” Irby stated.
The Panel was divided into two groups. Six women were presenting panelists including: