Women in Leadership, a new graduate student organization at the University of Mississippi, recently observed Women’s History Month with a panel discussion and luncheon to allow business women to lead and build their reputation as women in their respective fields.
The organization strives to inspire women by giving them opportunities to connect with others who value diversity and advocate for one another. It is open to any female studying at the graduate level.
“As women, we are all here to support one another. It takes a village to be successful at anything,” said Kate Newman, owner of Style Assembly, a women’s clothing boutique just off the Oxford Square. “It’s about finding a way around the barrier in anything you do.”
“It’s not about the problem you are facing, it’s about what you are doing to solve it.”
The Ole Miss observance traces its roots to 1978, when educators in Santa Rosa,…