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Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

Friday, March 6, 2020
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pensacola Country Club

The Junior League of Pensacola invites you to join us in a celebration of local women in leadership!

The Women’s Empowerment Luncheon will honor 6 women who will receive a Women’s Empowerment Award. The purpose of these awards is to build up women in the community who display the traits of what it truly means to be a woman leader in the Pensacola community.

We are currently accepting nominations for the following categories:

Woman in Business
Woman in Philanthropy
Woman of Service
Youth Woman in Leadership

Nominations are due January 31st at 10PM. All nominations must be complete and include the nominee’s headshot, biography, and a completed nomination form. The winners will be announced at the end of the luncheon.

Questions? E-mail empowerment@juniorleagueofpensacola.org.

Meet this year’s keynote speaker – Vicki Floyd Clark!

Vicki Floyd Clark has devoted the past 30 years of her life to building capacity in organizations and inspiring community and business leaders. A noted speaker, facilitator, consultant and trainer, she has extensive experience in the nonprofit, government and private sectors. Her work includes numerous specialty areas; board development, inclusion and diversity, leadership development, strategic planning, project planning, membership engagement, volunteer resource development, and effective communication.

Each year she speaks to thousands of community and business leaders and has made presentations in 49 of the 50 United States. Her international experience includes engagements in England, Russia, Canada and Venezuela.

She works with a variety of companies and organizations including Dun & Bradstreet, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures, National Association of Women Business Owners, Centers for Disease Control, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Servant Leadership Institute, Pilot International, Planned Parenthood, American Bar Association, National Center for Family Literacy, Delta Leadership Institute, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Indiana Community Action Agencies, HIPPY-Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, United Way and the Association of Junior Leagues International.

Clark was trained by Dr. Peter F. Drucker and Frances Hesselbein and was a member of Dr. Drucker’s training and consultation team. She is a Senior Governance Consultant for BoardSource. For 12 years she was a Vice President at the Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC. She has been a guest lecturer at Auburn University, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texarkana College, University of South Carolina, University of Houston, Texas A & M and the Memphis Theological Seminary.

Clark serves proudly as a member of the boards of the National Diaper Bank Network and the Youth Volunteer Corps. She attended the University of Missouri and lives in Memphis, TN.

The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. emphasizes the importance of empowerment in the Junior League’s mission, vision, and values: “We believe that the empowerment of women is a necessary requirement to create positive, lasting societal change. Living the value of empowerment fosters trust and confidence in each other.”