Councilmember Carmen Hernandez, representing the City of Barstow, recently participated in a panel discussion focused on equity and equality as part of the Women's History Month celebration. The event was hosted by Barstow Community College during a celebratory brunch, with fellow councilmember Barbara Rose also in attendance.
The panelists included Barstow Community College's Superintendent President, Dr. Eva Bagg, and Trustee Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre. The event coincidedwith the National Training Center Fort Irwin.
During the panel discussion, the participants explored a range of topics related to equity and equality, including the challenges faced by women in the workplace and the importance of supporting women's leadership and professional development. They also discussed the ways in which education can play a critical role in promoting equity and equality, and the need for continued efforts to address systemic barriers to women's success.
The Women's History Month celebration serves as an important occasion to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of women throughout history and in contemporary contexts. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the ongoing challenges faced by women and to highlight the need for continued efforts to promote equity and equality in all areas of life.
Councilmember Hernandez's participation in the panel discussion demonstrates her commitment to advancing the rights and opportunities of women in her community and beyond. Through her leadership and advocacy, she is helping to create a more inclusive and equitable world for all.