Beverly Martin, left, Connie Rockco, center, and Angel Kibler-Middleton of Harrison County comprise the first female majority on a Mississippi board of supervisors. They encourage more women to go into politics, because they believe their voices are needed in government and, despite the occasional putdown, men are generally more accepting of female leaders.
Beverly Martin, left, Connie Rockco, center, and Angel Kibler-Middleton of Harrison County comprise the first female majority on a Mississippi board of supervisors. They encourage more women to go into politics, because they believe their voices are needed in government and, despite the occasional putdown, men are generally more accepting of female leaders. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com
Beverly Martin, left, Connie Rockco, center, and Angel Kibler-Middleton of Harrison County comprise the first female majority on a Mississippi board of supervisors. They encourage more women to go into politics, because they believe their voices are needed in government and, despite the occasional putdown, men are generally more accepting of female leaders. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com

Sound Off for January 23: Women still face workforce hurdles on the Coast

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