Women’s World

The United Way of Southern Nevada’s annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon honored former UNLV president and Black Mountain Institute Executive Director Carol Harter for her commitment to education, former lieutenant governor and Clark County Commissioner Lorraine Hunt-Bono for her work regarding financial stability and Keep Memory Alive CEO Maureen Peckman for her efforts related to access to health care. The event, which was held on Feb. 25 at the Paris hotel, also featured a keynote address by Marie Osmond.

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By Sean DeFrank

This is Black History Month, which means local writer and performer Kim Russell has been in high demand. Each February, Russell performs her one-woman show, Sojourner Truth: A Woman of Three Wars, in high school classrooms and libraries. When we were finally able to pin her down to talk, she still had her hair braided from that day’s performance.