Leon County Commission On The Status Of Women and Girls

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There are a couple of local events this week aimed at reaching out to female entrepreneurs—specifically women veterans and low-income women.

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Health and social disparities, as well as workforce issues were front and center at a day-long summit hosted by the Leon County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls Thursday.

In his opening remarks to a group of more than 300 participants, Leon County Commission Chairman Nick Maddox recounted the role of women in his own life: his mother, and a former teacher named Mrs. Williamson: