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Sarah Wray leads panelists at the Reynolds Homestead in a discussion about leading in a rural environment.

Women Impact Virginia is held a series of regional gatherings across the commonwealth leading up to its Oct. 12 summit at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond. Programs were held at the Roanoke Center, Newport News Center, Richmond Center, and the Reynolds Homestead, with each program tailored to its location. 

Reynolds Homestead

Group photo of four female panelists.
Panelists Latala Hodges (from left), Rebecca Adcock, Lauren Mathena, and Vonita Brim spoke on leading in a rural environment.
Women seated around tables
Women in uniform talk to one another at a table.

Richmond Center

Group photo of 25 participants
The Richmond Center hosted about 25 women for its regional Women Impact Virginia event in May.
Group photo of three panelists
Panelists Patrice Strachan, founder of the RVA Career Expo and transit programs manager for the Va. Department of Rail and Public Transportation; Deseria Creighton-Barney from the Virginia Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors; and Elyssa Mackey, president of the Richmond alumni chapter.
Panelists speak at the front of a room.
Two women stand talking in a classroom
Classroom full of women.

Newport News Center

Women gathered around a long table in a classroom
Group photo of 25 women
Two women in bright colored sweaters
Woman stands and talks to a group of women who are sitting down.
Women chat with one another.