13th Annual Women of Color Luncheon
“The Promotion of Excellence: Education and Women of Color”
The theme for the 13th Annual Women of Color Luncheon is “The Promotion of Excellence: Education, Media, and Women of Color.” The luncheon will be held at the Cintas Center Banquet Room on Xavier University’s campus Wednesday, March 26 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The public is welcome and cost per person is $25.00. An RSVP is required by March 17 to the Office of Multicultural Affairs 513 745-3181.
The luncheon speaker is Procter & Gamble executive Susan Mboya, Ph.D. A native of
Ms. Mboya’s passion and commitment extend far beyond marketing and advertising. She is the founder of the Zawadi program (“Zawadi” is Swahili for “gift.”), a college scholarship program that benefits needy young women. For this effort, she has been awarded a Jack Avrett Spirit Award from the American Advertising Federation (AAF), and as a place in the AAF Hall of Achievement. The Zawadi program saw its first student graduate cum laude in 2006 from
The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) is the event sponsor. The purpose of OMA is to promote and sustain an educational environment which recognizes and celebrates diversity at Xavier and the surrounding communities. As a Catholic,