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

May Breakfast Meeting

In person – 100 seats available with a Zoom option
Tuesday, May 11th, 7:15 am – 9:00 am

“Breakout for Breakout Growth”
with Dr. David J. Urban
Register HERE

ATHENA Awards Ceremony

When: Thursday, June 3, 2021
11 am registration, 11:30 am program begins
Virtual Option – Virtual guests will be able to watch the event LIVE on YouTube

Embassy Suites Murfreesboro
1200 Conference Center Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129 

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

Wednesday, April 28

Register HERE

With Jessica Stollings-Holder

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.