LGLA 2018

 Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy

– for girls entering 9th-12th grades

– Sunday, June 10 – Thursday, June 14, 2018

– @ Nicholls State University

Click Here to apply for LGLA 2018

 

New for LGLA 2018

“Holden On” Movie – Based on a true story, director, Tamlin Hall will premiere the movie and talk about the importance of teenage suicide prevention. Lead actor, Matt Fahey and supporting actor Bear Badeaux will meet with participants as well.

 

 

Returning for LGLA 2018 – Alexis Jones

 

I AM THAT GIRL” – Author Alexis Jones founded the 501c3 nonprofit I AM THAT GIRL, which currently has 1M+ girls involved and chapters in over 20 countries. She is an internationally recognized author, activist, speaker, media personality. Alexis hosted a TV show on the red carpet and several shows on CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports, MTV and TLC.

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS LGLA 2017 PARTICIPANTS –

Thanks to our Speakers and Sponsors……

 

 

2017 Featured Speakers

Craig Scott, Columbine Hero

Simone Bruni Couere, Demolition Diva

Steve Morgan, Motivational Speaker

 

California Comedians

Bear Badeaux

Crystal Rivers

Collin Turner

Graham Patrick Martin

 

American Idol Contestant

Cameron Richard

 

 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

 

 Corporate VIPs

Executive Director, Port of South Louisiana, Paul Aucoin Director of

Governmental Relations, Chevron, Felicia Frederick

 

LGLA Organizers

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

 

2016 Girls Leadership Academy
“Shaping the Lives of Louisiana’s Future Leaders”

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The Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business, in partnership with the Lafourche Commission on Women, was proud to host the 2016 Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy this summer at Nicholls State University. As the new academic year begins, these Academy graduates have returned to their schools, putting their enhanced communications and leadership skills to good use.

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Thank you, First Lady Donna Edwards!
Governor’s Mansion Tour and Luncheon

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