Our annual salute to women in leadership profiles 10 extraordinary leaders who are shaping the future of the Capital Region. This week, meet three of our featured leaders and read commentary on women’s role in the economic recovery by first partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Senior Advisor to the Governor Dee Dee Myers, plus web exclusives on local sports, art, beer and cannabis news.
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Comstock’s president and publisher considers the ways women have been leaders throughout history.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget invests in women’s economic recovery.
Melissa Brown has been a professor at McGeorge School of Law since 2008 and director of its legal clinics since 2013.
Dr. Diana Farmer, chair of the department of surgery at UC Davis Health, is the world’s first woman fetal surgeon.
Cassie Gilson is president and managing partner of Axiom Advisors, making her one of the only women who are managing partners at the top lobbying firms in Sacramento.
A new Kaiser Permanente hospital and a Sacramento County courthouse continue at The Railyards, the largest urban infill development project west of the Mississippi River.
June Steckler is optimistic about the Capital Region’s art scene
and her role in it as both artist and curator.
Co-owner Peter Hoey is optimistic for the future, saying, “It’s not pre-pandemic numbers, but we’re in a good spot as far as restaurant sales.”
The study’s findings show that as the number of dispensaries increase, the number of opioid deaths drop.
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