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Thursday, October 11,2012
Women in Athens

What should you do if you suspect your child is being bullied?

“My child would be asked directly about what has happened and encouraged to be honest. My child would hopefully learn to verbally defend herself and protect herself if necessary. School personnel and/or the bully’s family would be contacted if it continued.”
—Dawn Graham, 37, Young Child Wellness Council Coordinator/Asst. Professor of Family Medicine, from Athen

Thursday, October 11,2012
Women in Athens

What does Athens County need to change to improve the lives of women?

"More jobs, a lot of us are no longer stay-at-home moms. We are the breadwinners of the family."
-Lana Lanning, 27, a corrections officer from Chauncey

Thursday, October 11,2012
Women in Athens

What is the biggest challenge in keeping a great relationship together?

“Taking the time to communicate when an issue first arises, before it becomes a greater problem. Also, making sure to let your partner know how much you love and appreciate them.”
—Jaine Schmidt Wyatt, 58, a special projects editor from Athens

Thursday, October 11,2012
Women in Athens

If you could leave one mark on the world, what would it be?

"I did all I could to help as many people as humanly possible."
-Lana Lanning, 27, a corrections officer from Chauncey

Thursday, October 11,2012
Women in Athens

What do you think has changed the most for women in the educational system?

"More opportunities to advance and learn and less discrimination."
-Cynthia Kuttner-Sands, 48, a physician/assistant professor OU-HCOM from Athens

Thursday, October 11,2012
Women in Athens

What do you love or hate about living in Athens County?

"I love Athens County because I have been raised here my whole life. I tried to move away but the closeness of the community brought me back here to my family."
-Lana Lanning, 27, a corrections officer from Chauncey

Thursday, October 11,2012
Women in Athens

If you were Queen of the World, what would you do in your first few months in office?

"Install a democratic government and remove myself from the running, as I am not fit to run the planet, nor would I want that responsibility."
-Dani Underhill, 24, supervisor of a Copy&Print center from The Plains

Monday, October 11,2010
Women in Athens

What have you or your family done personally to survive the recession?

"Expand the food I grow, thrift store shopping, cut down on going out to eat, dumpster diving, harvesting food that is going to waste. Questioning every purchase I make."
--Amanda Sharrai, 33, a community organizer from Athens

Monday, October 11,2010
Women in Athens

What problems do you see being the most troubling for women in Athens County?

"Poverty, a lack of job opportunities and sub-par education are huge issues facing everyone in Athens County. I know a lot of strong, hard-working, intelligent women who are doing less than stellar because of the situation here, and it hurts to know that almost anywhere else, they'd thrive."
--
Caitlin Seida, 21, a freelance writer from Nelsonville

 
 
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