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Pamelya Herndon

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Sat. 11/25 12p: The Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts have developed markedly different curriculums. Why did the Boy Scouts open their organization to girls and what does the decision mean to the Girl Scouts organization? On Women's Focus host Pamelya Herndon discusses these issues with Peggy Sanchez Mills, Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of NM Trails.

Sat. 2/25 12p: Salute to New Mexico 'Hidden Figures', Dr. Betty Harris, the black inventor and scientist who made great strides in the field of explosives research, Dr. Ndidiamaka Okpareke, the first Black woman to own a compounding pharmacy in New Mexico, Dr. Victoria Erinle, leading scientist in the field of drug delivery systems and clinical trials, Dr.

KRQE News 13

Colonel Gail Crawford is the Staff Judge Advocate for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Kirtland Air Force Base who provides executive level legal advice to the man who serves as the Commander of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and who serves as the Program Executive Office for Strategic Systems, tells her story of her rise in the ranks of the military and how she has balanced her family life and her military career.  

 

MissHeard Magazine

Dr. Hazel Mahone, an author and a trailblazer, discusses her latest book entitled, Legacies: A guide for Young Black Women in Planning Their Future. She also shares her life experiences growing up and working her way through college as a maid, and never having the family that employed her appreciating the intellectual abilities that she possessed.    

 

The Food Network

Sous-Chef Marla Thorp, who resides in Jacksonville, Florida, shares her story and the career path that let her to becoming a Sous-Chef when African American women, after spending years in kitchens, cooking and baking were not allowed to join unions or treat their cooking skills as a profession until about 1939.

 

NM Black History Month

Join Pamelya Herndon as she talks with Cathryn McGill, a community activist, a playwright and an entertainer who resides in Albuquerque, NM.  Cathy discusses how she presents the African American experience to the diverse communities in New Mexico through the plays she writes and the programs she has developed.