Prominent Alaska women speak on how representation matters


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – The year 2021 could easily be seen as the year of the Alaskan woman. From science to sports, fashion to art, Alaskan women put the state on the national and international stage.

Olympic gold medalist Lydia Jacoby, forward for the championship WNBA Chicago Sky Ruthy Hebard, Caldecott Medal winner Michaela Goade and Miss America Emma Broyles joined Alaska’s News Source for a conversation about their careers and pursuits, and what it takes to get where they are.

One topic that came up during the discussion was the diversity of the panel and how representation matters.

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