The Premier Leadership Organization for Women’s Professional Advancement in Middle Tennessee


Who We Are

RUTHERFORD Cable is a local organization formed in 2009 to help women widen their professional and personal circles and connect with greater business opportunities. And, Rutherford County women have responded; we have over 250 members, and we’re still growing strong!

Upcoming Events

ATHENA Patrons Society Registration

Helps provide a $3000 scholarship for a deserving female student returning to school late in life
Learn more about the Patrons Society HERE
Join the Patron’s Society HERE

April Breakfast Meeting

In person – 100 seats available with a Zoom option
Tuesday, April 13th, 7:15 am – 9:00 am

“Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders.”
with Dr. David J. Urban
Register HERE

April Cable Connect Groups

Tues, April 20 , 12-1 pm
Tues, April 27, 9-10 am
Fri, April 30, 7-8 am

Register HERE

Culture Bridge Roundtable Series

See Differences Differently:
How to Transform Conflict into Opportunity
Wednesday, March 31, April 14, 28 and May 12

Register HERE
With Jessica Stollings-Holder

Hot Topics

Thursday, April 22nd, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Everyday Cyber Security Awareness
with Sparkle Tufano

Register HERE

April Networking Luncheon

McCalisters Deli
2357 Medical Center Pkwy
Tuesday, April 27th
11:30 am – 12:30  pm
Join us for our first in person networking event of 2021!

Register HERE

Cable April Book Club

Go For Orbit by Dr. Rhea Seddon
Thursday, April 29th
12:00 pm
Join us for a lunchtime discussion with special guest speaker, Dr. Rhea Seddon

Register HERE


April Monthly Spotlight Member

Ladawna Parham

Ladawna Parham, CEO of Nourish Food Bank, has been in nonprofit management for more than 15 years. Parham received her Bachelor of Science degree from MTSU and later her Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Leadership from Belmont University. During her time at the food bank, she has grown Nourish to include multiple sites, over 400,000 meals annually and over 1 million meals during the COVID-19 pandemic, and built critical partnerships to share food across other nonprofit agencies and the Rutherford County Schools’ homeless student population. Parham is a graduate of Leadership Rutherford, a current Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Diplomat, a member of Junior League of Murfreesboro and RUTHERFORD Cable, co-founded Spread the Positive’s Women Nourishing our Community Series, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of Smyrna. She is currently the recipient of the MTSU Alumni Association Award of Distinction for Community Service. Parham was recognized as one of the Top 10 Women in Business through Murfreesboro Magazine’s Women in Business Awards and as one of VIP Murfreesboro’s Leading Ladies. She was a 2020 ATHENA Awards Nominee, and is the proud mother of two amazing sons.

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Cable is a unique and diverse group of business and civic-minded professionals of all ages, ethnicities and religions who are driven by the same common desire: to help women achieve remarkable professional and personal growth.