Jenna Bush Hager, author, contributing correspondent to NBC’s “Today” show and reading coordinator in Baltimore, Md., served as keynote speaker at the Louisiana Center for Women and Government’s annual awards ceremony and luncheon, held at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside on Saturday, April 24.
The ceremony featured the Hall of Fame induction of Jean Armstrong of Baton Rouge; Betty Scott Cummins of Mangham; Faith Peperone of Metairie; and Leslie Robichaux Suazo of Houma. The center also presented a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award to New Orleans native Anne Armstrong. Established in 1991 and headquartered at Nicholls State University, the Louisiana Center for Women and Government encourages and promotes the leadership of women by providing resources and non-partisan support through educational workshops, training seminars and outreach programs. With more than 600 members from eight regions across Louisiana, the center promotes women in government and public service, acknowledges achievements of women and teaches all citizens about the importance of public service and responsible citizenship.