By Velma White
The National Association of University Women (NAUW), Mansfield Branch, is having its annual GLOW LUNCHEON FOR GIRLS on Saturday, April 2, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Mansfield Elementary/Middle School Multipurpose Room. The luncheon is open to girls who are enrolled in grades 8th-12th grades.
GLOW stands for GIRLS LEADING, OPTIMIZING, AND WINNING. It is designed to encourage girls to reach their full potential, develop character, leadership skills, and assist them in career planning.
Speaker for the morning session of the luncheon will be Dr. Ilene Harper, Executive Director of the Family Life and Community Resource Center in Richmond, Texas. The keynote speaker for the afternoon session will be Mrs. Bridgette Salsberry, Victims’ Advocate for DeSoto Parish District Attorney’s Office. Five panelists consisting of young women from various occupations, who are graduates of DeSoto Parish Schools and have achieved advanced degrees, will also be featured.
The National Association of University Women is a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing services to the community of Mansfield and DeSoto Parish. It was incorporated in 1924, in Washington, D.C. The Mansfield Chapter was chartered in 2014. NAUW has awarded scholarships to several senior girls to assist them in furthering their education. It has cooperated with national and local social and economic programs. It is affiliated with several local and national organizations.