Friday, February 16, 2018 07:58 PM

CITY OF CHATTANOOGA PARTNERS WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS TO TELL 'HER STORIES, NOT JUST HISTORY'

UTC student Sara Leach interviews Chattanooga Councilwoman Dr. Carol Bertz as part of a project to document the lives of women in Chattanooga. (Image: WTVC)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.

City leaders in Chattanooga are working with college students to document history makers in our area.

The people being interviewed come from different backgrounds, but they are all women.

UTC senior Sara Leach spent hours preparing for her interview with Chattanooga Councilwoman Dr. Carol Berz.

"Remembering what needs to be asked because this is for a reason so I try hard to do that and also be genuine."

The interviews are part of the Mayor's Council for Women's project to record and archive interviews with women from all walks of life who have impacted our city.[1]

"I love talking about experiences if it's for a purpose," Berz said during her interview with Leach.

The mission is to tell "her stories, not just history."

They're hoping to inspire and teach future generations by highlighting women of the past and present.

"I get to see a genuine Chattanooga community leader and how she operates within that," Leach said.

The students work with professors to come up ...

News source: WTVCFOX

See also: Carol Berz