Visionary women who fought forms of discrimination are honored today in Shreveport.
The Multicultural Center of the South held its 8th annual International Women’s Circle Ceremony and reception this afternoon.
This year’s theme ‘Balance for Better’. this year’s guest speaker is Doctor Kristine Poblete, a wife, mother of two and a Major int hte US Airforce stationed here at Barksdale Air Force Base.
“It’s important because it recognizes women and our event recognizes women from the various cultures in our area,” said Janice Gatlin, Executive Director.
“Women continue to breaik barriers in all arenas and all aspects of society. In the military we’re seeing more women pin on stars, more women becoming CEO’s and a record breaking number of women running for office.
So we’re continuing on the up and up,” said Dr. Kristine Poblete, Keynote Speaker.
They plan to host their most popular event “Tasete of Culture” in July.