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Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame celebrates greatness (video)

Five outstanding women were inducted in the 2018 Hall of Fame

Maryland Commission for Women and the Women Legislators of the Maryland General Assembly inducted five women into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame on March 15, 2018. Sandra I. Barnes, Sandra Williams Ortega, Ph.D., Emily Saunders Plummer, Rita L. Robinson, Ph.D.,  and Hattie N. Washington, Ph.D.  “Women of Tomorrow” awards were presented to five students during the ceremony at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis.

Women of Tomorrow inductees

Inductee Dr. Hattie N. Washington was nominated by Dr. Valencia Campbell, President, Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc.

Dr. Hattie N. Washington

The event was well attended and VIPs included; Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc., President Valencia Campbell, Thirst No More Corporation President Lewis McIlwain, International Association of Black Triathletes Executive Director Dr. Tekemia Dorsey, Award-winning Journalist Lesli Foster, Prince George’s Commission For Women Chair Jennifer Jones, Sisters 4 Sisters Network Inc., President Peggy Morris, Potomac Valley Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc., President Diann Dawson, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Dr. Remi Duyile, Candidate for Delegate, 26th District Lennie Moses, Journalist Tracee Wilkins, The Honorable Ariana Kelly and others.

Stay connected with the Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc.  by visiting their website.

Check out the  interviews with Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc., President Valencia Campbell, Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame Inductees Dr. Hattie N. Washington and Rita L. Robinson.

 

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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