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Louisiana Women Leaders Business Conference
December 2, 2017
The 2017 Louisiana Women Leaders Conference will take place on December 2nd at the Marriott New Orleans at 9 a.m in conjunction with Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business Hall of Fame event.
Elizabeth Smart, Founder of the “Elizabeth Smart Foundation”, Elizabeth has also helped promote The National AMBER Alert, The Adam Walsh Child Protection & Safety Act and other safety legislation to help prevent abductions
Mike Wagenheim, foreign correspondent in Israel (former Nicholls State University student). Wagenheim will connect live during the conference with a female member of the Israeli Parliament to shed light on differences between opportunities for women in Israel and the United States.
Demo Diva Simon Bruni and Carol Neff and Louisiana Caterpillar Sally Boyce Rinehart, non-traditional opportunities for women/small business leadership/workforce development.
Linda Thurman and panel, Hollywood South Opportunities.
Registration click HERE
- Full registration fee $100. Cost includes Conference, Hall of Fame luncheon, Patron Party reception the night before.
- One day registration fee $75 includes Conference and Hall of Fame Luncheon only.
Make checks payable to “Friends of LCWGB” or pay online via LCWGB Pay Pal.
Mail checks payable to: P.O. Box 2062, Thibodaux, LA 70310
Be sure to check this page for updates and accommodation information.
Call the Center 985-448-4770 if you have any questions.
Presenting our Hall of Fame Nominees 2017
Senator Mary Landrieu, Washington, DC
Past State Representative Karen St. Germain, Plaquemine
U.S. Marshall Genny May, Baton Rouge and New Orleans
Lafourche Parish Council Vice Chair Luci Sposito
Eva Shanklin, Thibodaux
Kim Sport, New Orleans, 1st Attorney as Executive Council to Supreme Court
Marguerite Erwin, Stanley Morgan, Thibodaux
Yvonne LaFleur, Yvonne LaFleur’s, New Orleans
Leadership Council Activist
Elaine Musso, Mandeville
Men Who Support Women
Thibodaux Council President Lloyd “Chip” Badeaux
Dr. Raja Talluri, Lafourche and Terrebonne
CONGRATULATIONS LGLA 2017 PARTICIPANTS – More pictures coming soon….
Louisiana Leadership Organization
Founded in 1990, the Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business (LCWGB) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership organization dedicated to empowering women and promoting female involvement. The Center, housed at Nicholls State University, is governed by a board of highly accomplished women from all over Louisiana who are passionate about using their personal talents and strengths to empower and embolden other women.
For more than 20 years, the LCWGB has been promoting female leadership in government and business through a variety of non-partisan outreach and educational programs for women. The Center’s statewide leadership programming includes Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy, National Women’s Leadership Summit on Small Business Entrepreneurship, Non-Partisan Campaign Institute, Congress to Campus and Hall of Fame Ceremony. The LCWGB also partners with other organizations in support of its programs.
The Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business (LCWGB) strives to promote women’s leadership in government, public service and business; cultivate economic opportunities for women; acknowledge and support the achievements of women; and educate all citizens about the importance of public service, responsible citizenship, and public policy education.
for girls entering 9th-12th grades
2017 Featured Speakers
Craig Scott, Columbine Hero
Simone Bruni Couere, Demolition Diva
Steve Morgan, Motivational Speaker
American Idol Contestant
Louisiana State Officials
Governor John Bel Edwards (invited)
Lt Governor Billy Nungesser
Chief Judge, Court of Appeals, Vanessa Whipple Louisiana
Director, Health and Hospitals, Dr. Rebekah Gee
First Women U.S. Marshal, Genny May
Creator First La. Dept. of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, Sandra Thompson Herman
Lafourche Parish President, Jimmy Cantrelle
Lafourche Parish Councilman, Daniel Lorraine
Lafourche Parish Councilwoman, Luci Sposito
Executive Director, Port of South Louisiana, Paul Aucoin Director of
Governmental Relations, Chevron, Felicia Frederick
Executive Director, La. for Women in Government and Business, Dr. Laura Badeaux
Chair, La. Girls Leadership Academy, Brandie M. Toups
Lafourche Commission on Women, Planner, Dawn Chadwick
Lafourche Commission on Women, Planner, Christie Pate
Lafourche Commission on Women, Planner, Eva Shanklin
Lafourche Commission on Women, Planner, Donnell Zeringue
Nicholls State University Administration
President, Dr. Bruce Murphy
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Lynn Gillette
Vice President for Advancement, Dr. Neal Weaver
Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Eugene Dial
Vice President for Business Affairs, Terry Braud