Women’s History Month

March 29, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights CEO Nannette Hobson

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. As the first woman CEO at Montgomery Community Media, Nannette Hobson is a leader in our community and has worked in […]

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March 27, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard is the first African American woman president of Montgomery College. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Pollard […]

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March 26, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Former U.S. Rep. Connie Morella

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Connie Morella served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1979 to 1986 and represented Maryland’s 8th Congressional district in the […]

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March 25, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Senator Susan C. Lee

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Senator Susan Lee is the Deputy Majority Whip on Maryland’s State Senate, the first Asian American elected to the State […]

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March 21, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Former News Anchor and Politician Kathleen Matthews

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Kathleen Matthews is a former local news anchor, executive officer, and chairwoman of Maryland’s Democratic Party. Born in the San […]

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March 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights FOX5 Weather Forecaster Sue Palka

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. For 33 years, longtime Montgomery County resident Sue Palka has been the chief weather forecaster at FOX5 in Washington DC. […]

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March 18, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Strathmore President and CEO Monica Jeffries Hazangeles

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Monica Jeffries Hazangeles, the president and first woman CEO of Strathmore, has helped the organization grow into a world-class arts […]

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March 13, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Abolitionist and Activist Emily Edmonson

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Emily Edmonson was born in Montgomery County in 1835. Her father Paul was a free man and her mother Amelia […]

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March 11, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Nonprofit President Dr. Erin O’Shea

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Dr. Erin O’Shea has dedicated her career to researching biological sciences and is the president of the Howard Hughes Medical […]

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March 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County Hosts ‘She Builds’ Event

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County hosted a “She Builds” event on Friday (International Women’s Day) to help renovate a home in Takoma Park. This sister-to-sister event supports low-income female homeowners by creating safer and healthier homes, and gives female builders a meaningful, hands-on opportunity for service. Officials say about 40 volunteers helped with the project. “This […]

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