Help us celebrate forty-five unique women. Join us for the Seattle Section - NCNW 45th Anniversary Luncheon on Saturday, October 5 at 12:30 PM at Renton Technical College, Banquet Room 3000 NE 4th St Renton, WA 98056
The proceeds from the 45th Anniversary Celebration will go to the Lillian Gideon Legacy Awards; a scholarship program for women returning to college. Purchase tickets at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/414765 or contact us at: 425-687-5815
Mary McLeod Bethune
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was born on July 10, 1875, in South Carolina. She was an American educator, author and civil rights leader.
In 1935, she founded the National Council of Negro Women in order to foster leadership and cooperation among women. She also founded a school for African American students in Daytona Beach, Florida, that eventually became Bethune-Cookman University. She died in Daytona Beach Florida on May 18, 1955.