Current and past Tampa female public officials to discuss their careers next week at History Center

  • Betty Castor

Next week at the Tampa Bay History Center there will be a panel discussion called Breaking Barriers: Female Public Servants Who Have Shaped the Tampa Bay Area. The event is being co-sponsored by the USF libraries.

Among the panelists will be Tampa’s first female Mayor, Sandy Freedman; women’s history expert Doris Weatherford; five-term State Representative Faye Culp; State Senator and Minority (Democratic) Leader Pro Tempore Arthenia Joyner; and Doretha Edgecomb, a lifelong educator and current Hillsborough County School Board member. The discussion will be moderated by Betty Castor.

The event takes place Tuesday, March 20th, at 6:30 PM, at the Tampa Bay History Center. It's free and open to the public.