“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.
Samantha Dwight is Michigan born, remaining there until completion of a BA with major coursework in cultural anthropology. Soon after, she reunited with a college friend and moved to the Dallas area. Her latest adventure finds her in East Texas where she dwells at her own unique intersection of privileged and marginalized identities. She embraces the truth in Alice Walker’s declaration that activism is the rent we pay for living on this planet.