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University Women panel discusses today’s working women

The Nevada County branch of the American Association of University Women will host a free panel discussion on April 18 exploring issues related to women working in today’s world and specifically in Nevada County. The discussion will be led by panel members Alison Lehman, assistant county executive officer, Nevada County; Debbie Plass, vice president of operations, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Dignity Health; Hilary Hodge, executive director, Sierra Commons; and Kathleen A. Taylor, Ph.D. professor, Psychology Department chair, Women & Gender Studies Department, Sierra College. As part of the discussion, they will share their personal and professional observations and experiences.

The meeting will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 18 at Peace Lutheran Church, 828 West Main Street, Grass Valley. The program begins at 10 a.m. and is free and open to everyone. AAUW membership is open to individuals with an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from a qualified educational institution. For individuals interested in participating in branch interest groups and other activities, but who have not had the opportunity to complete a degree, the Nevada County Branch offers “Friends of AAUW” membership. For more than 75 years, the AAUW Nevada County Branch has been striving to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. For more information, visit or call 530-470-9395.

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