ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 20, 2023) – A distinguished, bipartisan panel of women political leaders, including U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, will discuss their experiences, challenges, policy issues and more at a community forum.
The event will take place at The Edge on USF’s St. Petersburg campus on Tuesday, March 21 at 12:30 p.m. Along with Castor, the panel will include:
- Pinellas County Republican State Committeewoman Pam McAloon
- Pinellas County Commissioner Kathleen Peters
- Pinellas County School Board Member Caprice Edmond
- Executive Director of Ruth’s List Florida Christina Diamond
The panel will be moderated by Frank E. Duckwall Professor of Florida Studies Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan.
Having served as elected officials and civic leaders, the participants will share a wealth of experience on what it’s like being in office and on policymaking. The event is hosted by the USF St. Petersburg campus Center for Civic Engagement, Florida Studies Program and Student Government.
About the University of South Florida
The University of South Florida, a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at www.usf.edu.