Representing successful women in our community with diverse backgrounds. The discussion focused on the experiences of our panelists and moderator — both as women and as members of diverse racial and ethnic groups — and how those experiences may intersect and diverge from the experiences of others.
Irene Ruiz (she/her) is an organizer at the Idaho Organization of Resource Councils. She is also Co Founder of PODER of Idaho and serves on the ACLU Idaho board of directors.
Gayla Thomas-Dabney is the Regional Director, Diversity and Inclusion – Western Region at Saint Alphonsus Health System. She previously served as Director of Equity and Inclusion for Boise State University.
Moderator: Professor Shaakirrah R. Sanders, University of Idaho College of Law.