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DaShana Jelks Returns to Birmingham as CFO of YWCA Central AL

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times With more than 28 years of public, governmental, and nonprofit accounting experience, DaShana Jelks is no stranger to managing finances...

Melanie Bridgeforth: Women are Our Own Saviors and Have Always Been

By Melanie R. Bridgeforth Gender equity is not inevitable. Achieving this bold and audacious vision requires not only evolution, but revolution. While reflecting on women’s achievements...

Michelle Obama to be inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

MSN News Former first lady Michelle Obama will be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame this year, the organization announced on Monday. The National...

Word on the Street

Compiled by Erica Wright During a month when women are recognized, we asked Birmingham-area residents, name a woman in history who stands out for you? LISA...

Andra Day Becomes First Black Best Actress Winner in 35 Years

By Jackie Strause Holly Wood Reporter Andra Day won the Golden Globe best actress in a drama trophy for her performance in Hulu's The United States vs. Billie Holiday,...

People, Places and Things

By Gwen DeRu CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH This is the last week of Women’s History Month. Women should be and are being celebrated around the world...

How Barbara Curry-Strong Overcame Racial Barriers in Alabama

By Donna Cope Alabama NewsCenter Adversity can spur one to achieve great things. At 17, Barbara Curry-Story was stuck between a rock and a hard place. She...

Sen. Kamala Harris at Miles College to support One Alabama  

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times  Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Louise Jones, wife of Sen. Doug Jones, (D-AL) helped kick off Women’s History Month on...

Birmingham women talk workforce development, finding success

By Erin Harney Alabama Newscenter To commemorate Women’s History Month, Alabama Power hosted a panel discussion Friday on workforce development with Birmingham leaders Melanie Bridgeforth, CEO...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright With Women’s History Month coming to an end we asked Birmingham-area residents, name a woman in history you would like to...

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