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Jill Ivey Dent, Ph.D.

Office for Children and Youth, Mississippi Department of Human Services Looking back over a short 15 years from 1995 to 2010, Jill Ivey Dent has gone from being employed at a childcare center and going to school to having earned a Ph.D. and holding her current position as director, Office for Children and Youth, Mississippi Department of Human Services. In ...

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Julie Ferguson

Practice Administrator, Women’s Specialty Center Making a difference in women’s health is the focus of Julie Ferguson’s professional life. As a registered nurse, menopause practitioner and the practice administrator of the Women’s Specialty Center in Jackson, she is leaving her mark in a positive way. Those who work with the Ridgeland resident know her best. Robert L. Harris, M.D., with ...

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L. Michele McCain

Partner at Adams & Reese, LLP L. Michele McCain, a partner at Adams & Reese, LLP, chose to specialize in an area of the law, oil and gas, that is dominated by older men. Yet in just a short time she has distinguished herself by being selected as the president of the Mississippi Oil and Gas Lawyer’s Association in 2004. ...

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Sherri M. Flowers-Billups

Hinds County Attorney Sherri Flowers advises other women who want to make a difference to give it their all and stick to their guns. That’s what the Clinton resident has done. In 2009 she was appointed by the Hinds County Board of Supervisors as Hinds County attorney. That’s in addition to running her own general practice in the areas of ...

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Sherry Franklin

Hinds Community College’s Pearl/Rankin County Career & Technical Center As director of Hinds Community College’s Pearl/Rankin County Career & Technical Center, Sherry D. Franklin oversees 15 programs and has a long list of responsibilities. Among those duties are: serving as instructional leader; supervising 25 employees; working closely with college administration and school district liaisons; providing a positive school culture for ...

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Kathyrn Lewis

Teaching and Volunteer Artist, The Telling Trees Project Kathyrn Lewis has a passion for the arts and a spirit that never rests. The teaching artist who was an instructor in speech and theater for 32 years at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC), Perkinston, currently works with the Mississippi Arts Commission, the Whole Schools Initiative and The Telling Trees Project. ...

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Margaret Oertling Cupples

Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP Attorney Margaret Oertling Cupples is a busy partner in the Jackson law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, but through her community involvement devotes a large amount of time to making the city a better place to live. Born in Ann Arbor, Mich., she graduated magna cum laude from Trinity University in San ...

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Shun Hatten

Vice President of Sales, Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau Shun Hatten says she’s a great negotiator who can sell anything to anyone. That’s a fitting philosophy for her as the vice president of sales for the Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau, a position she’s held since 2003. At the Jackson CVB, Hatten supervises eight employees and a sales department budget ...

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Rosi Johnson

President of Mississippi Music and CFO of Mississippi Music Acceptance Corp. Every life needs music. And every music company that helps provide the instruments for life’s music needs someone savvy with accounting, business and personnel procedures like Rosi Johnson, president of Mississippi Music and the company’s financing arm, the Mississippi Music Acceptance Corp. (MMAC). Usually when a woman marries into ...

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Natalie Moses Smith

Sales executive, WAPT Natalie Moses Smith gets rave reviews for the job she does helping clients get the best deals and most effective advertising on WAPT-TV, spearheading a Home Team Hero scholarship program and volunteering with nonprofit groups. She also knows that it isn’t possible to do everything while raising children, and how important it is to put the kids ...

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