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Women of Distinction

Purchase your tickets  to our Women of Distinction today!

Award Recipients include: 

  • Donna Britt, News Anchor, WAFB-TV
  • Dr. Rebekah Gee, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health
  • Julie LeBlanc, Supervisory Civil Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Elizabeth “Betsy” Stoner, Executive Director, Board of Elections, Orleans Parish. 

Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time: Luncheon 12 - 1 p.m. Champagne Reception begins at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
Individual Tickets: $75 per person / Sponsorships start at $1,000  $60 per person if purchased by March 20. Buy-one-get-one free tickets available to current members of Man Enough To Be A Girl Scout and FOREVER Girl Scouts clubs.

Attire: Business attire
Chair: Mary-Patricia Wray, Owner, Top Drawer Strategies
Committee: Linda Law Clark, Partner at DeCuir, Clark & Adams, LLP; Bethany France, Director, Louisiana A+ Schools, George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts, and Robyn Merrick, Ph.D., Vice President for External Affairs, Southern University System

Sponsors include DeCuir, Clark & Adams, LLP; Top Drawer Strategies LLC; and WAFB. All proceeds are going to support the Girl Scout Leadership Experience in southeast Louisiana.

Download 2018 Women of Distinction's Sponsorship packet which includes sponsorship level benefit information.

To reserve or sponsor a table, please contact Jill Pollard at 225-927-8946, ext. 2238 or


The Girl Scouts Louisiana East council began its Women of Distinction recognition program in 2012 during the Girl Scout Centennial, and has recognized 38 amazing women thus far as Women of Distinction. Past Women of Distinction are listed here in alphabetical order.