Junior League of Tulsa Aims to Improve Women’s Leadership through Education and Mentorship

Thursday, January 25, 2018

TULSA, OKLA. – On January 25, 2018, The Junior League of Tulsa, Inc. (JLT) will host its sixth annual Mentorship Luncheon at Southern Hills Country Club, celebrating the impact of mentorship and scholarship in developing outstanding women leaders. The Luncheon begins at noon, with check-in beginning at 11:30 a.m. All members of the community are invited to attend.

JLT is thrilled that the event will feature keynote speaker Carol Scott, President of the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) and CEO of the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The AJLI, which encompasses JLT, is a 114-year-old women’s volunteer organization with more than 150,000 members in 292 independent Junior Leagues in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and United Kingdom. Before coming to The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert, Ms. Scott served as President/CEO of The Children’s Museum of the Upstate in S.C. and Executive Director of Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena, Calif., leading both organizations in major fundraising initiatives and the development of new facilities. She also has worked as a consultant and trainer to a number of museums and nonprofits, including children’s museums in Wilmington, N.C., and San Antonio, Texas. She is a former director of the Association of Children’s Museums and currently serves on the Board of the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

The Mentorship Luncheon is a mission-based endeavor for JLT. According to Mentorship Luncheon Committee Chair Camille Fazel, “The Luncheon allows us to live our JLT mission of developing women in our communities through programming and scholarship” ”

The Mentorship Luncheon also marks an opportunity for JLT to honor and recognize its annual scholarship recipients. JLT is proud to award $10,000 in scholarships to two graduating high school women who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to academics and voluntarism and two nontraditional students—women returning to their studies after an absence, or just beginning their higher education—based primarily on financial need and a commitment to completing a degree. The luncheon helps JLT fund its scholarship program and supports the mission of training and developing women leaders and highly effective community volunteers.

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Mentorship Luncheon are still available. Tickets are $65.00for an individual, or $120.00 for a pair, purchase your tickets here.  To make a donation to the Mentorship Luncheon please click Donate. If you would like more details on this event please click Mentorship Luncheon.

 

The Junior League of Tulsa, Inc., is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Tulsa, Inc., reaches out to women of all races, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism.