These Fearless Females make a difference with children, veterans and the use of land.

The use of land can be a very detailed and complicated process but Lucy Stewart has over 30 years experience in providing land use...

"Grace under pressure” describes Fearless Females and these three awesome women demonstrate that quality.

It had been a dream of mine to be an executive director for a children’s charity. A few years ago, after a major life change, I realized that putting off that dream until someday was keeping me from fulfilling my purpose and passion.

Many know her as the founder and visionary behind Project Dinner Table, a purpose-driven platform rooted in community engagement and social responsibility.

Watkins has also dedicated the past 16 years of her life to volunteering and advocating for financial literacy through Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada. The nonprofit provides business, economic and life-skills programs.

In November 2014, Dr. Qiong X. Liu became city manager for the city of North Las Vegas during a very troubled time in the city’s history. The city was under the threat of being taken over by the state due to the severe financial conditions associated with the long-lasting impact of the recession on the local economy.

Barbara Atkinson, M.D., accepted the position of planning dean of the new University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine in May 2014 while on vacation with her husband, Bill. In fact, when she retired in 2012 after a 37-year career that encompassed pathology, research, teaching and administration, moving to Las Vegas wasn’t even on the radar.

These Fearless Females demonstrate that taking a risk and accepting a challenge can help a person grow and impact a community.

While growing up on a potato farm outside of Bath, Pennsylvania, Emily Smith never imagined her life in Las Vegas. Today, Smith is the executive director for Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, advocating for children with visual impairments and working with their families and the community.