LANGSTON UNIVERSITY WILL HONOR SIX OUTSTANDING WOMEN

LANGSTON UNIVERSITY WILL HONOR SIX OUTSTANDING WOMEN

By Christina Gray, Media Relations Specialist

Langston, Oklahoma – Six outstanding women leaders will be honored at Langston University’s annual Women in Leadership luncheon on Thursday, April 18, 2018. The following leaders will be recognized for their remarkable achievements in their various professions: Sue Ann Arnall, President of the Arnall Family Foundation; Sarah Edwards, Co-Owner of Waters Edge Winery, Loretta Greene, Class of 1960; Peggy Kennedy, Class of 1960; Beth Shortt, Executive Director, Leadership Oklahoma City; and Dr. Bernadine Tolbert, Class of 1960.

 

In addition to recognizing outstanding women leaders, the event also provides support for the University’s Young Women’s Empowerment Institute (YWEI). The luncheon offers guests the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the YWEI mentoring program and a chance to hear how lives have been changed through participation.

 

The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. on the Langston University-Oklahoma City campus located at 6700 N. Martin Luther King Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111. For more information, please contact Dana Hope at dhchism@langston.edu or at (405) 466-6024. For more information about this event or to attend, please visit us online at  http://www.langston.edu/women-leadership-luncheon.

 

About the Young Women’s Empowerment Institute

 

YWEI is a mentorship program for freshmen female students attending Langston University. It is designed to prepare them for the next stages of life and career through empowerment, support and connections. YWEI is dedicated to the advancement of young women in the workplace and committed to leadership, communication and skill development. Initially derived from a partnership between Langston University and the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated, the program was created to empower young college women to successfully manage the collegiate landscape and graduate ready to engage the global community.

 

Langston University (LU) is a public Historically Black University enrolling a close-knit community of under 3,000 students. Langston University is recognized as a top institution of higher learning for affordability by afforableschools.net and bestvalueschools.com. Founded in 1897, LU is located in rural Logan County and has urban campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Langston offers more

than 40 associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs across six academic colleges. Visit us online at http://www.langston.edu.

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