“Being Your Own Woman vs. Cultural and Family Influences ”
Today's woman embraces a greatly different approach to life and work than the generations before. But who we are as modern women can still be greatly shaped by heritage, the belief system in which we were raised, religion and ethnicity. Our panelists discuss the trials and triumphs of being their own woman moving into the 2020's versus significant life influences.
Jane Neal is the executive director of The Tyler Loop, a nonprofit journalism startup exploring East Texas news and culture. Jane also serves as storytelling director of Out of the Loop: True Stories about Life in Tyler and East Texas. Additionally, she works at the Literacy Council of Tyler and Tyler Public Library. Jane is a certified interfaith spiritual guide. She is a member of Leadership Tyler Class 33 and a former teacher of French at Robert E. Lee High School. Jane and her husband Don have four children.