14 women selected for Ascension Parish Female Movers and Shakers inaugural class

Ascension Women Movers and Shakers group shot

Fourteen phenomenal women were honored as the first class of Ascension Parish Female Movers and Shakers on Saturday, March 7. They here celebrated for their leadership, innovation, and professional achievements in the areas of education, healthcare, law enforcement, fashion, government, business, news, community involvement, music, and science.

The special guest speaker for the evening was Maxine Crump. Maxine is the president and CEO of the non-profit organization, Dialogue on Race Louisiana. The Emcee was Kathy Victorian. Kathy is the Medicaid Territory Marketing Manager for Healthy Blue.

The entertainment was provided by Michael Foster and Friends.image1 2

The first class of Ascension Parish Female Movers and Shakers are Allison B. Hudson, Public Information Office, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, Gonzales;  Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court, Ascension Parish, Gonzales; Darlene Denstroff, Editor, Ascension Advocate, The Advocate, Gonzales; Erin W. Lanoux, Judge, Ascension Parish Court, Gonzales; Greta Gordon, Finance Manager, Methanex USA, LLC and Community Activist, Geismar;  Gwen Hilliard, Community Activist, Prairieville; Lori Charlet, Principal, Gonzales Middle School, Gonzales;  Margaret Mahler, NP, The Wellness Clinic, Gonzales; Valencia F. “Nancy” Magee, CEO, A Plus Personal Home Care, Inc., Gonzales; Quiana Lynell, American Blues/Jazz Singer, Arranger and Songwriter, Geismar; Robyn Penn Delaney, School Board Member District 1, Ascension Parish School Board, Donaldsonville; Ursula Stewart, Fashion Designer, Prairieville; Wanda August, Parent Facilitator, Ascension Parish School Board, and Community Activist, Donaldsonville;  and Skye Taylor, High School/Community College Student, Young Community Activist and Volunteer, Gonzales.

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