Founded in 1990, the Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business (LCWGB) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership organization dedicated to empowering women and promoting female involvement. The Center, housed at Nicholls State University, is governed by a board of highly accomplished women from all over Louisiana who are passionate about using their personal talents and strengths to empower and embolden other women.
For more than 20 years, the LCWGB has been promoting female leadership in government and business through a variety of non-partisan outreach and educational programs for women. The Center’s statewide leadership programming includes Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy, Louisiana Women’s Leadership Summit on Small Business Entrepreneurship, Non-Partisan Campaign Institute, Congress to Campus and Hall of Fame Ceremony. The LCWGB also partners with other organizations in support of its programs.
The Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business (LCWGB) strives to promote women’s leadership in government, public service and business; cultivate economic opportunities for women; acknowledge and support the achievements of women; and educate all citizens about the importance of public service, responsible citizenship, and public policy education.
Sandy Rosenthal, Author of award-winning book, Words Whispered in Water;Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina was recently interviewed by the Washington Post on Hurricane Ida and how the new levee system in New Orleans handled the strom surge.
You can read the article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/climate-solutions/in-hardest-slam-since-katrina-new-orleanss-levees-stand-firm/2021/08/30/4ca6322e-09b0-11ec-a6dd-296ba7fb2dce_story.html?fbclid=IwAR3QahNcW_Y1yB4_5McSBDuFZPrdKvNKKr3zM33KWEO3BAUxPeR2HZ8MxXc
Sandy Rosenthal, Vice President of the Corporate Board for the LCWGB, has received the 2021 First Horizon Award for “superior work by a debut author in Non-Fiction.” from the Eric Hoffer Program for her book Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina.
You can read judges comments here: https://www.theusreview.com/USRhoffer.html#enfic
Hurricane Katrina Levee Breach Upcoming Book by VP Sandy Rosenthal Selected By Publishers Weekly Magazine
The Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business is proud to announce that Sandy Rosenthal, Vice President of the Board for the Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business, has an upcoming book about the Hurricane Katrina levee breach launching on August 11, 2020, that was recently chosen by a very prestigious industry publication, Publishers Weekly Magazine, for their Fall 2020 Adult Book List in the category of Politics & Current Events.
Click Here to order a copy of Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina.
LCWBG Corporate Board President honored with Legacy Paper Donation
On Friday, March 6, LCWBG Board President Sandra Thompson Herman was honored in a ceremony commemorating her donation of Legacy Papers to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Edith Garland Dupré Library. The collection includes writings, photographs and additional materials documenting a career spanning nearly four decades of leadership and vision.
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VP Sandy Rosental featured in Katrina Podcast
VP Sandy Rosenthal is featured in an 8-episode podcast about Katrina created by The Atlantic. The work, titled Floodlines: an unnatural disaster also features Gen Russel Honore. It was released on March 12.
Rosenthal Signs Book Contract
Renowned Attorney Russ Herman to receive 2019 Champion of Justice Award. Herman was honored during the Public Justice’s Annual Awards Dinner & Gala on Monday, July 29th in San Diego.
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