Remarkable women are everywhere. They inspire us and make a difference in our lives. Throughout Women’s History Month, KRQE News 13 will highlight four local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women.
As a mother of two, she found her role in 1989 to provide service and care for others. She became a nurse and started the first nursing program at New Mexico State University in Alamogordo, NM. In Otero County, she worked as a nurse for home care, hospitals, and care for individuals.Read More…
Serena Pettes has spent about 14-years working in the field of health care. Out of college, she went to work for Lovelace Health System in their marketing department, a role that also allows her to serve the community through sponsorship programs like the American Heart Association.
In many forms, her life has been about giving back to the community starting within the Albuquerque Public School system for many years. She saw firsthand that there was a need in the community and as her children grew, Strasburg and her husband saw an opportunity to turn their home into a place where they can serve others.