Monday, 28 March 2011 05:17

Louisiana Center for Women And Government Inducts, Honors And Inspires

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Louisiana Women in Government is a relatively recent phenomena as women all over the United States began to realize their full potentials.

One organization, housed out of Nicholls State University has been showcasing the trailblazers who have carved out a path for women starting or yet to make their marks in the conversation of Louisiana women governmental leadership.


On Saturday, the Louisiana Center for Women and Government held its annual Hall Of Fame Weekend in which it inducted new honorees.

Dr. Laura Badeaux Ph.D., Director

The Center, led by its Director, Laura Badeaux Ph.D., honored Dr. Alice Pecoraro, Adele Waddill Ransom and Suzanne Terrell at a ceremony on Saturday which followed a Patron Party on Friday.  The Center also awarded Sandra Thompson-Herman with the Lifetime Achievement Award and bestowed Hoda Kotb with the Blue Ribbon Award. 

Phyllis George was the keynote speaker. 

The weekend's ceremony inspired all displaying the proof that Louisiana women and in America have made inroads into the halls of public service while instilling hope for further civic committments for women in the future.

by Althea and Stephen Sabludowsky

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2011 Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

Guest Speaker

Phyllis George

Blue Ribbon Award

Hoda Kotb

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sandra Thompson Herman
New Orleans

Hall of Fame Honorees

Dr. Alice Pecoraro
Morgan City

Adele Waddill Ransom

Jean Rice

Suzanne Terrell


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